Jessica Simpson is to produce a new unscripted docuseries based on her memoir.
The 40-year-old singer has teamed up with Amazon Studios to executive produce the new show, based on the revelations made in her ‘Open Book’ memoir, as well as other projects.
Taking on social media to share the good news, she said: «I am humbled and honoured to partner with @amazonstudios to bring my story and heart to life on the screen and executive produce a fictionalised coming of age series about my mid-twenties, a new intimate unscripted docuseries with music as a key component and 2 essays where I will share my soul and perspective while holding your heart close to mine.
«I am a huge TV fan and many of my favourite shows live on Amazon, so the gift of this unprecedented collaboration is the brightest visible dream for me.»
And Jessica hopes to «inspire others to be entertained, moved and empowered».
Writing on her Twitter page, she added of the new project: «From our first meeting I had a visceral connection to every member of this team. I know that parts of my life have been extraordinary, but I also know that many of my struggles are universal.»I hope to continue the mission I set out to accomplish in writing Open Book – to inspire others to be entertained, moved, and empowered to walk through fear and come out on the other side even stronger. Thank you to every heartbeat of my family, my team, and to my many new family members at Amazon for listening and receiving the power of my readiness and intuition with complete confidence in my life’s creative purpose. (sic)»
As part of her Amazon deal, she will also executive produce a «fictionalised» series.