Wendy Williams is sharing her story with the world, because she’s developing a biopic about her life.
Earlier this week, Lifetime announced the talk show host would be executive producing her own film, which will delve into the “highs and lows she has experienced throughout the years,” the network said in a statement.
“The authorized project provides a revealing look at Wendy’s journey, from her scrappy upstart days in urban radio to the success of her own syndicated talk show,” the press release continued.
Will Packer, known for “Girls Trip” and “Think Like A Man,” has signed on as the producer, and Leigh Davenport, known for “Boomerang,” will write the script.
The movie will also be accompanied by a documentary, which will be produced by Entertainment One and Creature Films.
Williams expressed her excitement about the projects during her show Wednesday.
“The movie will be two hours, and documentary is going to be two hours. It’s like a Wendy night on Lifetime,” she raved.
Filming will start this fall, and Williams is currently in the process of casting. But she was adamant about hiring an unknown for the lead parts.
“Don’t ask me who I want to play me, because I want an unknown, who’s good at what she does,” she said. “I need like two or three Wendys ... I don’t want the actors to distract from the story.”
The flick is set to air at the beginning of 2020.
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