eOne to produce Finding Marilyn reality series
The series, a project in partnership with the estate of late actress Marilyn Monroe, will feature 12 women competing to attain icon status in Hollywood.
Entertainment One and the estate of late actress Marilyn Monroe (pictured) have joined forces to develop and produce a reality series in which 12 women will compete to attain icon status in Hollywood.
Entitled Finding Marilyn, the one-hour show is billed as a “real-life Cinderella story” and will be executive produced by eOne’s CEO John Morayniss, Rick De Oliveira and Tara Long.
Jamie Salter and Joel Weinshanker will serve as EPs for the estate of Monroe, which is owned by the Authentic Brands Group.
EOne will also distribute the series worldwide.
“We are thrilled to give the winner of Finding Marilyn the opportunity to emulate Marilyn Monroe’s iconic journey to stardom,” said Nick Woodhouse, chief marketing officer for the estate of Monroe, in a statement.
Morayniss added in a statement that the estate’s official backing would ensure the series will be “epic” in scope.