They're making a movie out of Carol Burnett's memoir on being a mother
In 2013, Carol Burnett published a memoir that explored a unique side of the famous TV performer. Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story found the comedian compiling what would become an intimate portrait of her relationship with her daughter Carrie Hamilton, including photos and personal diaries.
If you missed this memoir until now or if you read it and understand the power of its narrative, there's news of a new way to experience this special story. Variety has announced we'll all have a chance to see the actress share the story on the big screen, as the memoir will be turned into a movie, putting together Burnett with one her biggest fans in the TV industry, Tina Fey, both signed on as producers.
hear Burnett read the book's preface here.
Carrie and Me is hailed as a tribute to the bond between a mother and daughter, told in the poignant way only Carol Burnett could achieve. The release date has yet been announced, but the movie is now in production.