Acquiring Someone's Story For A Biopic Isn't Always Simple
20th Century Fox got the life rights of Jim Obergefell, plaintiff in the SCOTUS same-sex marriage case. But getting those rights can be tough.By Lexie Hammesfahr | July 8, 2015
Love wins again.
20th Century Fox announced Tuesday it had acquired the life rights of Jim Obergefell and Al Gerhardstein, the lead plaintiff and attorney of the historic Supreme Court same-sex marriage case.
Fox also landed rights to an upcoming book by Obergefell and Washington Post journalist Debbie Cenziper; it's called "21 Years to Midnight: The Promise that Brought Marriage Equality to America."