Mariah making direction debut
American pop diva Mariah Carey (right) is stepping behind the camera to direct an upcoming Christmas TV movie. The Hero hitmaker inked a deal with studio in April to star in her own festive film, and now it’s been revealed that she’ll make the scripted project her directorial debut, reported People magazine. Production on Mariah Carey’s Christmas Project will begin this autumn, and it will air on an American channel in December. The 45-year-old singer is no stranger to the film industry she flexed her acting muscles in the critically-panned 2001 movie Glitter. The singer-actor received more positive reviews for her roles in Lee Daniels’ films Precious and The Butler, in 2009 and 2013, respectively.