*Serena Williams is reportedly shopping a memoir and offers for it could top $10 million or more.
A source tells Page Six that Williams is “selling a memoir via [power literary agent] Suzanne Gluck at WME” and the deal could be worth eight figures. A separate source told the outlet that a deal may have already been finalized.
Williams previously used a ghostwriter when she published My Life: Queen of the Court” in 2009.
Earlier this week, Williams launched her new multimedia production company 926 Productions, which has a first-look TV deal at Amazon Studios. Veteran producer Caroline Currier has been tapped to serve as president of the company.
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“With the launch of 926 Productions, we aim to elevate female and diverse voices through content that speaks to everyone,” said Williams in a statement to THR. “I’m so excited to begin this next chapter of my career alongside Caroline, a woman who understands the art of storytelling and is passionate about evolving the entertainment industry in new directions. I look forward to collaborating with her and developing unique projects that inspire audiences across all platforms.”
926 Productions currently has multiple projects in various stages of development, including the soccer documentary “Copa 71” about the 1971 Women’s World Cup.
“I have long admired Serena not only as one of the greatest athletes of all time, but also a cultural icon,” said Currier. “She is a once-in-a-generation talent who transcends sport and her commitment to excellence on and off the court is inspiring. As we bring our creative instincts together, I am thrilled to partner with Serena and build out a company that centers on championing impactful and entertaining stories yet to be told.”
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