Mariah to produce TV drama about her tough childhood

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It looks Mariah Carey will grace us with her presence on television yet again for a new drama TV show based on her tough childhood.

The diva will team up alongside long-time friend Brett Ratner, who is one of Hollywood’s most successful filmmakers, to produce the drama series.

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Mariah Carey was romantically linked to business mogul and Australian billionaire James Packer but called it quits last year. Source: Getty
It’s reported that Ratner will also be the executive producer and the program will air on US network Starz.

The show will be set in 1986 and follow a bi-racial girl who wants to be a singer and moves to New York City to follow her dreams, according to news.com.au.

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Mariah grew up poor and worked as a waitress while trying to make it in the music industry. Source: Getty
Screenwriter Nina Coleman is set to write the drama and serve as showrunner, with the infamous Stella Bulochnikov – Mimi’s manager/sidekick – acting as another executive producer.

Stella has previously worked on reality television programs including the flops Mariah’s World and Paris Hilton: My New BFF.

Mariah has sold over 200 million albums worldwide and is currently touring the US. Source: Getty
Deadline reveals the show will be a loose interpretation of Mimi’s ascent into stardom, with certain dramatic liberties taken.

It willl explore Mariah’s tough upbringing, including her Irish-American mother being disowned after marrying a black man and her sister being diagnosed with HIV.

Stay tuned if you’re a Mimi fan!

Source > https://au.be.yahoo.com/entertainment/celebrity/a/36418460/mariah-carey-to-produce-new-tv-drama-about-her-tough-childhood/

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