Houston, we now have new restricted collection that’s govt produced by Kevin Costner making ready for liftoff.
Barry Levinson (Rain Man, Toys, Sleepers) is connected to direct, with Stephen Kronish (24) and Mike Medavoy (Zodiac) producing. Kronish may also script and showrun the collection that may inform the story of the moon touchdown.
One Big Leap will discover one of the vital vital occasions in United States historical past, although from a distinct angle. Along with following the mission, the collection will take a tough have a look at the persona conflicts throughout the flight crew. The group’s conduct almost wrecked the mission earlier than the shuttle even left the launchpad. The present may also look into high-level negligence on behalf of NASA’s psychiatrists, who ignored points concerning Buzz Aldrin. Oh, there’s additionally that bit about how the Soviet Union tried to destroy Apollo 11 on its technique to the moon. Who even does that?
The inventive crew is at present trying to find actors to play astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, and Mike Collins, and NASA psychiatrist Rachel Katherine Ludwig. They’ll wish to lock these roles down earlier than bringing the present to market.
“I assumed I knew the Apollo 11 story. After studying this script it’s much more dramatic, completely fascinating, and definitely extra human,” Levinson mentioned.
“It’s the telling of the moon touchdown as greater than one of the vital beautiful scientific achievements in historical past, however because the triumph of all-too-human beings over their very own flaws,” added Kronish.
“I’m actually excited to convey collectively this inventive group. I’ve been fortunate to have labored with Barry on Bugsy and with Kevin on Dances with Wolves. Collaborating on this challenge is a superb alternative to convey Steve Kronish’s work to life,” mentioned Medavoy.
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