Tina Fey is set to produce an adaptation of Carol Burnett’s memoir ‘Carrie and Me‘. The news comes from Deadline. Read more about Tina’s new project below!
EXCLUSIVE: Focus Features is giving the film treatment to New York Times bestseller Carrie and Me, the memoir from multi-hyphenate Hollywood icon Carol Burnett written as a tribute to her late daughter Carrie Hamilton. Brothers Ian and Eshom Nelms have been brought on to adapt the screenplay. Burnett is producing the project via her Mabel Cat Productions company along with Tina Fey and Eric Gurian under their production company banner Little Stranger, and I, Tonya screenwriter and producer Steven Rogers.
Published in 2013, the novel shares intimate details of Carrie’s life as the daughter of one of the most beloved figures on television and in
film. Burnett opens up about her daughter’s journey from teenage drug addiction to her sober adult life where she found happiness and success as an actress and a writer before her untimely passing from cancer at age 38.
The film will follow the highs and lows of Burnett’s life as a working mother, actress, and producer – all told through her relationship with her daughter Carrie
LittleStranger’s Jeff Richmond will serve as executive producer.