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WENDY WILLIAMS BIOPIC (LIFETIME)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
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STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series greenlighted
DESCRIPTION:
(from Lifetime's press release, July 2019) Lifetime says, "How You Doing?" to talk show host Wendy Williams, who has signed on to executive produce a biopic on her life, revealing the highs and lows she has experienced throughout the years. Wendy has made herself the go-to source for great celebrity dish on her hit talk show, The Wendy Williams Show, but recently the spotlight has turned towards her. The authorized project provides a revealing look at Wendy's journey, from her scrappy upstart days in urban radio to the success of her own syndicated talk show. Despite all the naysayers and obstacles Wendy encountered throughout her life, her strength and determination have allowed her to thrive. From Will Packer Media, the movie will go into production this fall, and debut in 2020. Leigh Davenport is the writer of the script. The biopic will be accompanied with a documentary on Wendy's life, produced by Entertainment One (eOne) and Creature Films.
CREW INFORMATION:
· ??? as DIR
· ??? as WRTR
· Wendy Williams as EP
GENRE(S):
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Will Packer Media