DETROIT (AP) – Three filmmakers with ties to Michigan are producing a movie based on a Detroit news anchor’s life with vitiligo.
Filmmakers Luke Jaden Sawicki, Cort Johns and Phil Wurtzel have optioned WJBK-TV morning anchor Lee Thomas’ 2007 book, “Turning White.” The filmmakers plan to write and produce the film version of the broadcast journalist’s story about living with vitiligo, a skin disorder that causes loss of pigmentation, under their new company, Eden Road Pictures.READ MORE: Nessel Issues Consumer Alert On Protecting Private Health Data Following The Roe V. Wade Decision
The company’s launch was announced earlier this month. Its mission is to produce films that will make an impact with their positive messages.READ MORE: Detroit Man Arraigned In Home Invasion, Sexual Assault Of 78-Year-Old Woman
Thomas will serve as the film’s executive producer.MORE NEWS: Police Seek Detroit Man Accused Of Fatally Shooting Cousin
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