The glamorous lives of Joan Collins and her late sister, the novelist Jackie Collins, are to be made into a TV show.
Independent production company Fable Pictures – who were behind this month’s hit film Stan and Ollie – have secured the rights to the story, they revealed in an announcement.
The xis-hour series will be distributed globally by Sony Pictures Television.
‘Jackie would be as excited as I am’
Responding to the news, Joan commented: ‘I am delighted that such a prestigious team wants to tell our story.’
She furthermore added: ‘I know my sister Jackie would be as excited as I am to be involved!’
Jackie, whose hit novels include Lucky and Chances, passed away in 2015 at the age of 77.
Actress Joan, 85, made was an actress during the Golden Age of Hollywood. She returned to prominence in 80s hit TV show Dynasty.
She recently stole the limelight once again with a role in American Horror Story.
‘Girls can do anything!’
Jackie Collins’ daughters Tiffany, Tracey and Tory said: ‘We are delighted that [executive producers] Faye [Ward], Caroline [Harvey] and Sony Pictures Television will be producing the remarkable story of our mother and our aunt and their rise to stardom.’
They furthermore said: ‘Our mother always told us when we were growing up that “Girls can do anything!”
‘Joan and Jackie will fabulously depict how true that is!’