Carrie Fisher, who chronicled the bellicose relationship of a mother and daughter in "Postcards From the Edge," is producing a comedy television series - starring her mother, Debbie Reynolds.
Fisher signed a contract to produce the still-untitled series for her own production company, Deliquesce Inc., according to Fox Inc.'s Twentieth Television.In the series, Reynolds will star as a grandmother involved in the lives of her daughter and granddaughter, the studio said Friday. Janis Hirsch, who co-produced "Anything But Love," will be executive producer, the statement said. CBS has committed itself to buying at least six shows, Fox said.
"Postcards From the Edge" was published in 1987. Fisher, who starred in the "Star Wars" trilogy, also wrote the screenplay for the 1990 film of the same name, which starred Meryl Streep as a drug-addicted actress and Shirley Mac-Laine as her alcoholic mother.