Writers: The Nelms Bros.

March 26, 2019: Deadline’s Full Exclusive Announcement 

Carol Burnett Book ‘Carrie And Me’ In Works As Movie At Focus Features With Tina Fey, Steven Rogers (I, TONYA) Producing and The Nelms Bros. hired to write the screenplay.

EXCLUSIVE: Focus Features giving the film treatment to New York Times bestseller Carrie and Me, the memoir from multi-hyphenate Hollywood icon Carol Burnett written as a tribute to her late daughter Carrie Hamilton. Brothers Ian and Eshom Nelms have been brought on to adapt the screenplay. Burnett is producing the project via her Mabel Cat Productions company along with Tina Fey and Eric Gurian under their production company banner Little Stranger, and I, Tonya screenwriter and producer Steven Rogers.

The Nelms Brothers most recently wrote and directed the indie film Small Town Crime, which premiered at SXSW 2017 and was later released in theaters via Saban Films. They are repped by ICM Partners, Ilene Feldman Management, LBI and Morris, Yorn, Barnes, Levine. Burnett is repped by Gersh, Media Four, and Ziffren Brittenham LLP; Fey by WME, 3 Arts Entertainment, and Ziffren Brittenham LLP; and Rogers by Gersh and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman.

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