Bruna Papandrea & Liza Chasin Team Up for Red Hot New Spec “Ride”



Powerhouse and are teaming up to take on the new Sally Ride biopic from 2017 Hit List writer .

The project, which only just hit the market yesterday afternoon has fast become one of the hottest spec properties of the year, with a number of A-list talent and director packages already circling before Papandrea and Chasin came aboard. Now, with a team that has brought you recent Oscar & Emmy favorites such as Darkest Hour, Big Little Lies and The Danish Girl, the project is said to be simultaneously eyeing packaging plays and buyers for the weekend.

The story is said to focus on the early life of Ride, who after being selected from more than 8,000 applicants that answered an advertisement in the Stanford student newspaper seeking those interested in NASA’s space program, would go on to become the first American woman in space, and an icon to women everywhere. Linden, whose script Heathen was named one of the best spec of 2017 just this past December, is no stranger to the world of biopics, having previously written The Anne Lowe Story for Lifetime, which focuses on he first African-American fashion designer, and the vision behind Jackie Kennedy’s wedding dress, and the tennis legend Arthur Ashe’s biopic Ashe which is set up at Tristar with David Goyer, Russell Hollander, John Schoenfelder and Russell Ackerman.

Papandrea’s shingle and Chasin’s will produce the package which is on the market from , , .



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