QUEEN OF COUNTRY POP SHANIA TWAIN PARTNERS
WITH REEL WORLD MANAGEMENT
TO BRING #1 NY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR
BELOVED HEART OF TEXAS NOVELS TO SERIES
Global icon and five-time Grammy award-winning artist, Shania Twain, has partnered with Reel World Management, Roma Roth and Christopher E. Perry, Executive Producers of the Netflix Original series, Virgin River, to adapt #1 New York Times bestselling author, Debbie Macomber’s Heart of Texas novels as a TV series.
Twain will Executive Produce alongside Roth and Perry and will be contributing creatively to Heart of Texas which revolves around the personal and professional struggles of siblings Savanah, Grady and Richard Weston who must fight to keep the family ranch and legacy alive after the untimely death of their parents.
"Heart of Texas is an exciting project for me to be involved in as I very much relate to the dynamics and the powerful connection of friends and family of a small-town community,” says Twain. “It’s a story of love, laughter and true grit, all elements that so strongly influence my song writing.”
Twain remains the top-selling female country music artist of all time, with over 100 million albums sold worldwide.
Debbie Macomber is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and one of today's most popular writers with more than 200 million copies of her books sold worldwide. Macomber is known for bringing to life compelling relationships that embrace family and enduring friendships. Macomber's novels have spent over 1,000 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list with thirteen of these novels hitting the number one spot.
“Reel World Management is excited to collaborate with Shania Twain and Debbie Macomber, two outstanding female creatives who have successfully built powerhouse brands, to create a series that will resonate emotionally with a global audience while also reinforcing the valuable themes of tolerance, female empowerment, family, community and endurance,” says Roth.
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