âBlind Sideâ Meets Ballet: New Line Eyes Biopic Of Dance Star Misty Copeland

Misty Copeland's Story Coming to the Big Screen

Deadline reports that New Line Cinema has optioned the rights to her memoir

by #teamEBONY, August 15, 2014

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âBlind Sideâ Meets Ballet: New Line Eyes Biopic Of Dance Star Misty Copeland

‘Blind Side’ Meets Ballet: New Line Eyes Biopic Of Dance Star Misty Copeland

New Line Cinema has optioned the inspirational true story of ballet prodigy Misty Copeland, who fought against the odds to become the only the second African-American female soloist to dance with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. Offspring Entertainment’s Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot alongside Phil Sandhaus will produce the feature film adapted from Copeland’s bestselling memoir Life In Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina, which Stephanie Allain and Lenore Kletter are set to script.

Read it at Deadline.

 
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