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In this 2017 file photo, Celine Dion poses in the press room at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.Richard Shotwell/The Associated Press

Another Celine Dion biopic is in the works.

A publicist has confirmed that Quebec director Marc-Andre Lavoie is set to oversee the English-language film Celine Before Celine, tracking Ms. Dion’s rise to musical superstardom.

The feature is slated for a 2020 production and has been sanctioned by Ms. Dion’s family.

The Hollywood Reporter says the singer’s nephew, Jimmy Dion, is signed on as a screenwriter, and her mother has given filmmakers access to records about her upbringing in Charlemagne, Que.

While the My Heart Will Go On powerhouse has long lent her vocals to movie soundtracks, it seems recently her life is providing plenty of fodder for the big screen.

Last month, Variety reported that French studio Gaumont is working on a fictional “homage” to Ms. Dion called The Power of Love, set for release in 2020.

According to the Hollywood entertainment trade, the film will follow a young Canadian woman who sings her way from humble origins to international celebrity, then is shaken by the death of the love of her life and champion of her career.

In 2008, CBC aired a TV biopic about Ms. Dion’s early career and romance with manager René Angélil, who was three times the age of the then-13-year-old singer when they met.

Their relationship blossomed in to a love affair when Ms. Dion reached adulthood, and the two were married for more than two decades and had three children before Mr. Angelil’s death in 2016.

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