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Wildside is developing an Audrey Hepburn drama

Fremantle’s Wildside is developing a drama series on Audrey Hepburn’s life, based on a story by Hepburn’s son Luca Dotti and Luigi Spinola.

Dotti and Spinola are the scribes behind New York Times bestseller Audrey At Home, which explores Hepburn’s passion for life as a muse, a mother and a humanitarian.

In developing the new series Dotti will contribute unprecedented historical research of his mother’s formative years, where she experienced the hardships of WWII. Production on the drama series is set to start in 2020.

Wildside, founded by Mario Gianani and Lorenzo Mieli, is the production company behind critically acclaimed series such as The Young Pope, starring Jude Law, and Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend.

The prodco is also currently producing The New Pope by Paolo Sorrentino, which will also star  Law.