EXCLUSIVE: The famous person of Netflix’s Intercourse Schooling is connected to headline the film Nonetheless Existence in accordance with the award-winning Texas Per month 2009 article of the similar title written by way of Skip Hollandsworth.
Nonetheless Existence tells the actual tale of John McClamrock, who George Robinson will painting, and his mom Ann. The 2 made a lifestyles in combination throughout the partitions in their small Dallas house after John was once paralyzed by way of an errant take on on a Dallas highschool soccer box in 1973. John McClamrock’s tale garnered international consideration and fortify.
The movie can be produced by way of Jim Whitaker and Jeff Sussman and directed by way of Samantha Greenback and Marie Schlingmann. Scott Brown, Texas Per month president, Megan Creydt of Texas Per month, and Kevin James are EPs.
The screenplay, firstly by way of Jon Boyer and rewritten by way of Greenback and Schlingmann, is primarily based intently at the article in addition to private accounts from the McClamrock circle of relatives.
Greenback grew up in Dallas mere blocks from the McClamrocks’ community. Each come to the venture with a deep figuring out and keenness for the circle of relatives’s tale.
Robinson has been praised for his function on Intercourse Schooling which brings unique incapacity illustration to the display. Robinson himself is tetraplegic after injuring his spinal twine all over a rugby fit in 2015.
Greenback and Schlingmann are the writers and administrators of Sister Aimee, a fictional rendering of the disappearance of 1920’s evangelist Sister Aimee Semple McPherson, which premiered on the 2019 Sundance Movie Competition. In collection, they advanced a chain for HBO, The Giant D, in accordance with their quick The Mink Catcher concerning the crossroads of sexuality and politics in Dallas 1980, and are operating with Sony Tv on an adaptation of Celia Lasky’s novel Underneath the Rainbow. Greenback additionally directed the Peabody award-winning documentary Very best Stored Secret (New York Occasions Critic’s Select, PBS collection POV, nominated for a Gotham Unbiased Movie Award).
Whitaker is lately completing the reside motion movie Peter Pan & Wendy with David Lowery. His earlier credit thru his generating take care of Disney come with Timmy Failure with Tom McCarthy and A Wrinkle in Time with Ava DuVernay, among others. Adam Borba and Taylor Chestnut are overseeing manufacturing and building for Whitaker Leisure.
Sussman and James of Howdy Eddie Productions just lately produced the just lately launched Netflix movie House Group. Their earlier credit come with True Memoirs of an World Murderer and Right here Comes the Increase.
Texas Per month just lately signed a first-look take care of HBO and HBO Max. HBO Max is already in manufacturing, with Lionsgate Tv, at the restricted collection Love and Loss of life, in accordance with the Texas Per month Press e-book Proof of Love: A True Tale of Interest and Loss of life within the Suburbs, and on articles in Texas Per month titled “Love and Loss of life in Silicon Prairie.” Additionally in building at HBO Max is an adaptation of “When ‘Angels in The usa’ Got here to East Texas.” Texas Per month has a large number of articles and podcasts into more than a few levels of building and manufacturing, with companions who come with George Clooney, Laura Dern, Tom Hanks, Taylor Sheridan, and Renée Zellweger, in addition to HBO and HBO Max, ABC, Discovery Plus, Netflix, Paramount, and Starz.
Robinson is represented by way of United Brokers. Greenback and Schlingmann are represented by way of ICM Companions, Mosiac, and Victoria Prepare dinner at FKKS. James is represented by way of UTA and Jeff Sussman Control. Texas Per month is represented by way of CAA.