Paris Hilton‘s life story could soon be coming to TV.
Variety has confirmed that Hilton’s recent book, “Paris: The Memoir,” has been optioned by A24 with plans to adapt it for the small screen. According to an individual with knowledge of the situation, the deal for the book is said to be in the six figure range.
No writer or star is currently attached to the project, but Elle and Dakota Fanning are attached to executive produce the series under their Lewellen Pictures banner. Hilton will also executive produce via 11:11 Media’s Slivington Manor Entertainment along with Bruce Gersh. Brittany Kahan Ward of Echo Lake and David Bernad of Middle Child will also executive produce.
Hilton is repped by UTA & Jill Fritzo PR. The Fannings are repped by UTA, Echo Lake Entertainment, Hansen Jacobson, and Slate PR.
Hilton is the heir to the Hilton Hotel fortune, though she has built a brand all her own. Starting out as a model, Hilton eventually moved into TV with the hit reality series “The Simple Life” alongside Nicole Richie. The show aired for three seasons on Fox and an additional two seasons on E!. She also released the album “Paris” in 2006 and previously published the book “Confessions of an Heiress.” Her acting roles include “House of Wax” and “Repo! The Genetic Opera.”
The Fannings formed Lewellen Pictures in 2020. Their projects include the Hulu series “The Great” as well as “The Girl From Plainville,” both of which starred Elle. They are also currently at work on the docuseries “Mastermind” for Hulu and have projects in various stages of development with companies like MRC, Amazon, A24, and Hulu.
ET first reported the deal for Hilton’s memoir.
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