Brad Pitt, Reese Witherspoon gunning to produce screen adaptation of Britney Spears’ memoir

Brad Pitt and Reese Witherspoon are among a slew of A-listers gunning to produce a screen adaptation of Britney Spears’ memoir, Page Six can confirm.

Multiple sources tell us that Margot Robbie and Shonda Rhimes, the latter of whom wrote Spears’ 2002 movie “Crossroads,” have also expressed interest in turning “The Woman in Me” into a film or TV series.

However, we’re told the project is still in its very early stages as interest mounts and bids continue to roll in.

“It’s only beginning to take shape,” one insider shares.

In fact, Spears, 41, rescheduled a recent meeting with an unnamed top producer “at the last minute” because she “didn’t feel up to it,” according to the Ankler, which was first to report the news.

Britney Spears is in talks to bring her memoir to the screen.

A source told the Hollywood newsletter that the pop star is “overwhelmed by the response” to her book’s Oct. 24 release and the “media frenzy surrounding it,” causing her team to “hold off on making any major decisions about where the rights end up until she has time to catch her breath.”

The Ankler also reported that Spears is separately in talks for a participatory documentary that could come with a $40 million paycheck.

Reps for Spears, Pitt, Witherspoon, Robbie and Rhimes did not respond to Page Six’s requests for comment.

Brad Pitt is among the A-listers gunning to produce the project.
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Reese Witherspoon has also expressed interest.

In “The Woman in Me,” Spears details her rise to fame, relationships and marriages, secret abortion with ex Justin Timberlake and controversial 13-year conservatorship, which a judge terminated in 2021.

Follow Page Six’s coverage of ‘The Woman in Me’

The “Toxic” singer only did one interview to promote the tell-all — with People magazine, conducted via email — but it still topped the New York Times’ bestseller list with 1.1 million copies sold in the US alone in its first week.

Spears also opted out of recording the audiobook, as she said reliving her traumatic past during the writing process was “heart-wrenching and emotional.”

“The Woman in Me” is already a bestseller.
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The Grammy winner’s publisher, Gallery Books, chose Oscar-nominated actress Michelle Williams to narrate the audio instead.

“[Williams’ past] combined with Britney’s really powerful and compelling story and book is what attracted Michelle to it,” a source previously told Page Six, referencing Williams legally emancipating herself from her parents at the age of 15.

“There was a mutual attraction from all sides based on Britney’s powerful narrative and what Britney went through and Michelle’s own integrity and history.”

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