Lifetime is busy these days!
Television for women is adding another lady to their payroll. The network has bought Renée Zellweger's period drama series Cinnamon Girl, which Lifetime president Nancy Dubuc called “a game changer” for the cable network.
The provactive series is about four young girls who are living in Los Angeles in the late 1960s/early 1970s, and are surrounded by the El Lay musc and movie scenes of the time. Part of the series is semi-biographical as Zellweger’s real-life journey from small-town Texas to Hollywood stardom will be featured, combined with the lifestory of her co-creator Anthony Tambakis, who was big into the Laurel Canyon music scene.
Renée will act as a co-executive producer for the series as well as co-write the pilot with Tambakis. In a statement about the project, Renée said: