Britney Spears Biopic Coming To Lifetime

Published: Wednesday 24th Aug 2016 by Sam
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Lifetime‘s love affair with music biopics continues. And this time, it’s Britney Spears forming the focus of their latest TV movie.

Details below…

After polarizing efforts based on the lives of Aaliyah and Whitney Houston, Spears is next up for the the cable network.

By no means in its infancy, the project (tentatively titled ‘Britney’) is officially a go; with Natasha Bassett has been cast in the role of the singer and Leslie Libman directing. Production begins September 19th in Vancouver, with a view for a 2017 premiere.

Lifetime describe the two-hour flick as the “tumultuous true story of the icon’s rise to fame, fall from grace and triumphant resurrection.”

It’s been confirmed that the Asylum Entertainment production will not shy away from Spears’ relationships. Hence, explored will be her romances with Justin Timberlake, Jason Alexander, and Kevin Federline.

The news comes on the eve of the release of the performer’s ninth studio album ‘Glory’ (due this Friday).

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Such productions can oftentimes be woefully wack (see: Aaliyah) or surprisingly spot-on (Whitney). It all hinges on the team behind the scenes. For what it’s worth, none of the names involved with this have been part of the aforementioned.

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  1. #TeamTinashe Stan August 24, 2016

    But why though?

    • ?+ ✈ = ? August 24, 2016

      Why is she still making this teen pop trash MUSIC? G******** is trash.

    • Maurice August 24, 2016

      her 2007 era should be entertaining to relive in the biopic.
      I liiiiived for crazy Britney. y’all couldn’t tell me ish, I was ready to fight h003es over her, and mind you, I was 12.
      She ain’t giving me life these days, but ayye, I’m willing to watch if nothing else is on that day.

  2. BEY>RIH August 24, 2016

    Umm… This is a NO for me!!

    • Ughhhh August 24, 2016

      I’m here for it! I wanna know everything that happen between her and Kev and when she went off the rocker and shaved her head!!! Tell it all! Oh and I wanna know what she did to Justin’s bîtch ass

  3. SMH August 24, 2016

    Lmao. Girl bye.

  4. RihNavy August 24, 2016

    No ma’am.

  5. truthtea August 24, 2016

    Um makes sense! Lifetime is cheap and basic and in no way really captures how raw ones life is.

    • Nahh August 24, 2016

      I just don’t understand why Britney needs a biopic now….. Biopics are for when people get older and the younger generation needs a refresher, and the older stans have already grown up. But then again most knee gays are in their 30s

  6. Mark111 /.\ August 24, 2016

    Y’all made fun of my girl when they did her wrong with this mess, your faves are next. lol

    • ?+ ✈ = ? August 24, 2016

      People should be happy she got a movie, she was only on the same level or just above Mya

  7. FC/JC August 24, 2016

    Not “G********” HFSJKHABJDKSHAJK

  8. chileplease August 24, 2016

    And I bet not one Britney song is played during the entire movie lmao

  9. Caleb August 24, 2016

    Lifetime should stay far away from Biopics. Only Vh1 does justice, such as with the TLC and Jacksons movie. (Not so much with that awful ‘man in the mirror’ movie in 2004 tho.)

    • Mark111?️?️?️?️?️?️?️?️?️?️?️?️?️?️?️?️?️?️?️?️?️?️ August 24, 2016

      Jacksons was ABC like 25 years ago. VH1 airs it now.

  10. Jay Jay August 24, 2016

    Will the actress lip sync her way through the movie?

  11. Nowd Reddish tran ivy blobukz Need UK timely Ukuno eremixi August 25, 2016

    They’ll do it without asking Britney spears bout it

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