“Scream” Producer Plans “Marilyn” Mini-Series

Barry Films (“Life”) and “Scream” producer Marianne Maddalena have optioned the rights to Sebastien Cauchon’s novel “Marilyn 1962” with plans to develop it as a ten-episode event series.

The critically acclaimed book offers insight into Monroe’s life and psyche was like in her final months before her death. The story is told from the perspectives of twelve people in her entourage – from her feared publicist to her controversial doctor.

Michel Merkt (“Elle,” “Toni Erdmann”) will executive produce alongside Maddalena, Wolfgang Mueller and Benito Mueller.

Source: Variety