A new TV drama about Hollywood icon Audrey Hepburn is being developed.
Titled Audrey, the series is written by American screenwriter Jacqueline Hoyt, and comes from the makers of The Young Pope.
Hoyt has previously written episodes of The Good Wife, CSI, The Leftovers, and Amazon’s recent The Underground Railroad adaptation.
The show will be based on a pitch by Hepburn’s son Luca Dotti and Italian journalist Luigi Spinola.
The pair previously collaborated on a biography of the star together.
Born in Brussels in 1929, Audrey Hepburn spent her childhood in Belgium, England, and the Netherlands, before beginning her acting career in London’s West End.
The British actress went on to become one of Hollywood’s most famous faces, starring in a string of hit movies like Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Sabrina, Funny Face, Roman Holiday, and My Fair Lady.
Exploring Hepburn’s “formative years,” Audrey is expected to premiere in 2022 or 2023.
Executive producer Andrea Scrosati commented: “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.”
The series follows last year’s acclaimed Audrey Heburn documentary from the producers of McQueen and Churchill.
The Audrey Hepburn 7-Movie Collection is available on DVD on Amazon.