Starz, the platform to thank for the shows ‘Spartacus‘ and ‘Power‘ have committed to creating a TV drama based on Mariah Carey‘s life.
Carey, alongside Brett Ratner, Stella Bulochnikov and Teri Weinberg, stand as the show’s executive producers and will offer viewers a Mariah-approved version of her journey to superstardom penned by Nina Colman.
It tells the story of an ambitious bi-racial 16-year-old girl, an aspiring singer/songwriter who survived a difficult childhood to become the biggest selling female music artist of all time.
A premiere date is yet to be set.
News of the drama follows the demise of her ill-fated reality tv show ‘Mariah’s World’ which aired on E! via NBC and drops as the superstar vocalist braces herself for life at Epic Records without her long-time friend and executive Antonio L.A. Reid.