HE WANTED THE MOON by Mimi Baird to be adapted into a movie by Tony Kushner

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Tony Kushner will adapt HE WANTED THE MOON: The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter’s Quest to Know Him by Mimi Baird with Eve Claxton for Brad Pitt’s production company, Plan B (“The Big Short”), and Cross Creek Productions (“Black Mass”, “Pride And Prejudice And Zombies”, “Everest”.) According to Deadline Pitt bought the book himself last year, and the expectation is he might play Dr. Perry Baird.Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Tony Kushner will adapt HE WANTED THE MOON: The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter’s Quest to Know Him by Mimi Baird with Eve Claxton for Brad Pitt’s production company, Plan B (“The Big Short”), and Cross Creek Productions (“Black Mass”, “Pride And Prejudice And Zombies”, “Everest”.) According to Deadline Pitt bought the book himself last year, and the expectation is he might play Dr. Perry Baird.

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