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Britney Spears biopic is happening with this Aussie actress as lead

Britney Spears is getting her own TV movie, which will focus on the singer’s road to success, including her various ups and downs.

tv Updated: Aug 25, 2016 14:33 IST
Britney Spears

Britney Spears is getting her own TV movie, in which Natasha Bassett will star as the Toxic hit-maker.(Instagram)

If you think about it, it’s surprising that Britney Spears hasn’t received the biopic treatment yet. But thank god for TV network Lifetime, which announced a biopic on the pop star on Wednesday.

Spears is getting her own TV movie, which will focus on the singer’s road to success, including her various ups and downs.

Read: Watch Priyanka Chopra recreate Britney Spears’ Toxic with Jodie Foster

Actress Natasha Bassett will star as Spears in the two-hour biopic. The film will also explore the singer’s relationships with Justin Timberlake, Jason Alexander and Kevin Federline.

To be directed by Leslie Libman, the film will chart the singer’s rise to fame, and will also focus on the peaks and valleys that occurred throughout her career, in front of the cameras and behind the scenes, reports variety.com.

The TV movie, which is tentatively titled Britney, will be produced by Asylum Entertainment, with a script written by Anne-Marie Hess.

Read: Britney Spears sends birthday greetings to Madonna with dancing video

Production for Britney will begin on September 19 in Vancouver, Canada. The film is scheduled for a 2017 release.

Meanwhile, Britney Spears will release her ninth studio album, Glory, on August 26.

Till we get more details about the biopic, bask in these pictures of the rising actress from Australia, who play Britney:

Cheers to my beautiful little sister @claudia.tingey who celebrates her birthday today 🎉💛 Love you so very much. Xxx

A photo posted by Natasha Bassett (@natashabassett) on

Martian on the LOOSE! Only halfway blonde but already having so much fun!! 👽🙆🏼

A photo posted by Natasha Bassett (@natashabassett) on

Doing #Vegas right?

A photo posted by Natasha Bassett (@natashabassett) on

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