Britney Spears Gets a Movie Role Amidst Mental Health Issues

Updated On 24 Apr, 2019 Published On

Amidst the mental health news surrounding Britney Spears, the sensational singer landed a role in the musical film Once Upon a One More Time.

Sony Pictures finally acquired the screen rights to the Broadway-bound Once Upon a One More Time, a fairy tale movie featuring classic songs of Britney Spears, sources confirmed to Variety.

Producer John Davis of Davis Entertainment will produce the film along with Britney and the singer's manager, Larry Rudolph.

The writer and director for the film have not been assigned yet.

In the story, fairy tale princesses, Snow WhiteCinderella, and the others gather for their book club when a villain fairy godmother drops Betty Friedan’s feminist novel The Feminine Mystique into their laps thereby causing a revelation.

The movie features songs like Britney's hits, Oops I Did It Again, Lucky, Circus, Lucky, and Toxic, and includes an authentic book by Jon Hartmere.

The upcoming Broadway version of the musical is being directed by Kristin Hanggi along with choreographers Keone Madrid and Mari Madrid, who also starred in Justin Bieber’s Love Yourself music video.

The stage version premieres this fall in Chicago at the James M. Nederlander Theatre before making its way to Broadway next year.

Britney Spears was recently spotted leaving Montage Hotel for Easter Sunday, prior to which she had been receiving mental health care.