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Audrey Hepburn biopic series in development from 'The Good Wife' writer

A dramatic series chronicling the life of famed Hollywood icon celebrity-news” target=”_blank”>Audrey Hepburn< like “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” “Sabrina,” “The Nun’s Story,” “Roman Holiday,” “My Fair Lady” and many more. However, despite being one of the more well-known figures in Hollywood history, she has never been given he biopic treatment until now. 

The series will be penned by writer and producer Jacqueline Hoyt of “tv” target=”_blank”>The Good Wife<

Belgian-born actress Audrey Hepburn (1929 - 1993) in a black sleeveless dress, circa 1955. 

Belgian-born actress Audrey Hepburn (1929 – 1993) in a black sleeveless dress, circa 1955. 
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The treatment for the show was co-written by none other than Hepburn’s son, Luca Dotti, as well as Italian journalist and writer Luigi Spinola. Hepburn was married to Dotti’s father, Italian psychiatrist Andrea Dotti, whom Hepburn married in 1970 before divorcing a decade later. 

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Fremantle notes that the writing duo did some intense research for the show and promise it will go deeper on the actress’ “formative years” than anything else that’s explored Hepburn’s life. Unfortunately, no further details about the show have been made available. 

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Audrey Hepburn will be the ubject of a new dramatic series about her life.

Audrey Hepburn will be the ubject of a new dramatic series about her life.
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“Luca and Luigi explored the singularity of Audrey’s real self undiscovered along the way that ‘it all matched,’ the muse, the mother and the later humanitarian all closely relate to a girl that never stopped to be amazed by the gift of life,” the release reads. “In developing the new series Luca will contribute an unprecedented historical research of his mother’s formative years.”

Fremantle COO andrea Scrosati added: “For Audrey our goal is once again to produce a show that is born locally to deliver globally, the creative team assembled by Wildside and the IP are perfectly positioned to make this happen.”

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