From the bookshelf to the TV display screen! Jessica Simpson’s memoir, Open Book, is being tailored right into a scripted collection.
The pop star launched her New York Times Bestseller in February 2020, sharing intimate particulars about her high-profile previous relationships and her struggles with youngster abuse, substance abuse and physique picture. The memoir bought greater than 500,000 copies in its first 14 weeks.
The “Irresistible” singer took to Instagram to share her pleasure concerning the information in October 2022. “I finally get to say what I have been wantin’ to say for years now so bear with me as I type through streaming (pun intended) tears of joy and Grace (another pun I can’t tell you about yet 😜),” she wrote. “Open Book has opened the door to all of my wildest dreams as an artist, author and entertainer. This project holds my heart completely, infatuates my mind on every level, and deeply seduces my soul to the core.”
The present is in improvement by Amazon’s ad-supported streaming platform Freevee. After Simpson launched her guide, she signed a multi-media rights take care of Amazon in December 2020 — which included the Open Book scripted collection, a docuseries and two new authentic essays to be revealed by means of Amazon Original Stories, an imprint of Amazon Publishing.
Writer Tom Kapinos, greatest identified for Californication, will pen the script and The Dukes of Hazzard star can even function an government producer alongside former ABC Studios president Patrick Moran, Lauren Auslander, Lacy Lynch and Adam Bernstein, who can even direct.
Simpson gushed about working with Kapinos in her announcement. “I have been obsessed with @tomkapinos as much as any artist or literary student has been since the days of HS being a Dawson’s Creek fan geek-to my personal coming of age years of self discovery a bit later in life after divorce watchin’ the PILOT BIBLE of Californication in 2007,” the singer excitedly wrote.
According to Variety, the Open Book collection will comply with the rise of pop star Sadie Sparrow and can deal with themes of affection, friendship, divorce, household, sisterhood, relationships, soul connections, Hollywood and the music enterprise. The present is a music-soaked coming-of-age story that can run as a half-hour scripted comedy.
Singer, songwriter and actress Katelyn Tarver will star as Sadie. The Big Time Rush alum took to Instagram in October 2022 to gush about her new position. “WHAT IS LIFE. Freaking out so excited so grateful,” she wrote alongside a photograph asserting the information.
Starring alongside Tarver is John Stamos as Butch Thorn, an older musician who has fallen from grace and is requested to jot down songs with Sadie.
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