Observe and Dorothy Canton’s Environment Entertainment has received the rights to Upper Slice: Highlights of My Hollywood Existence, an internationally bestselling memoir by Carrie White, which it’s growing for film.
Upper Slice is an unflinching portrayal of dependancy and recovery as told thru the eyes of White, who’s otherwise identified as the “First Woman of Hairdressing.” White became as soon as in the again of the scenes of every Hollywood photo shoot, TV look, and party in the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s, collaborating with Richard Avedon on shoots for Vogue, partying with Jim Morrison, giving Nurse Ratchett her signature vogue, getting excessive with Jimi Hendrix, and touching the heads of Marlon Brando, Elizabeth Taylor, Elvis Presley, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, and Goldie Hawn, to title entirely about a. But in the again of the glamorous facade, Carrie’s world became as soon as in perpetual disarray. She fueled the frenetic tempo of her professional existence with a actual weight loss program of champagne and vodka, pills, cocaine, and heroin till she misplaced every thing.
Julia Fox (Uncut Gem stones, No Surprising Dash) is location to play the author in the film adapted by screenwriter Susan McMartin (Mother, Mr. Church), which Observe Canton (300, Energy franchise, The Freak Brothers) will exec manufacture with Dorothy Canton (Arthur the King, Energy, The Freak Brothers). A director has no longer yet been linked.
“Carrie White is a story, and her e book is stuffed with amazing Hollywood stories spanning the a long time,” acknowledged Dorothy Canton. “Most of all, her tale is with out a doubt one of redemption and hope that reminds us that we can overcome our darkest demons.”
“Upper Slice is an unparalleled internet page-turner stuffed with tales of dilapidated faculty Hollywood and the superb stars of all time,” acknowledged Observe Canton. “It’s an intense, dramatic tale that will make you snicker till you sigh.”
“I’m definitely honored to adapt Carrie’s amazing tale of intercourse, medication, rock n roll and HAIR for the display cowl,” commented McMartin. “Having grown up in Los Angeles myself, moreover to having faced my have demons with dependancy, Carrie’s e book resonated with me on a really personal degree. Her writing is correct, uncooked, hilarious, heartbreaking and takes you on a hasten that at instances feels unparalleled — but it definitely’s all correct! I’m equally overjoyed that the superb, neat, talented, badass Julia Fox can be playing the characteristic of Carrie. Julia and I even possess labored collectively on a few projects, and she is a pressure to be reckoned with.”
“Carrie’s existence tale is made for the sizable display cowl,” remarked Fox, “and I’m hoping this also can encourage girls to commerce their lives, reinvent themselves no topic what age they are, and to apply their dreams no topic how wild and outlandish they’ll also appear!”
Added White, “Devoted and talented, Dorothy and Observe Canton are my relied on stewards. Skilled, gleaming, Susan McMartin grasps all I needed to discuss in Upper Slice. Julia Fox possesses the grit and glamour to step into my footwear of survival, changing into the First Woman of Hairdressing, the upward thrust and fall and recovery!”
Environment Entertainment exec produces the sequence in Starz’s Energy universe, at the side of the accelerate-offs Ghost, Raising Kanan and the soon-to-be-launched Power. The firm has also produced the blockbusters 300 and 300: Upward thrust of an Empire; the motion pictures Den of Thieves (and its upcoming sequel), Immortals and The Spiderwick Chronicles; the upcoming Observe Wahlberg pic, Arthur the King; and the involving sequence The Freak Brothers, which impartial no longer too long in the past premiered as essentially the most watched display cowl in the history of the streaming carrier, Tubi. Environment exec produced the latter alongside Courtney Solomon.
McMartin is repped by UTA, LINK Entertainment, and Morris Yorn.