Brad Pitt vs. Depression In “Moon”

Brad Pitt is attached to star in the period drama “He Wanted The Moon” for Rubicon Entertainment and Cross Creek Pictures.

Tony Kushner is penning the script based on Mimi Baird and Eve Claxton’s memoir in which Pitt would play Dr. Perry Baird, a Texan Harvard-educated doctor who rose in the field of medicine in the 1920s studying the root of manic depression, a condition that ultimately befell him.

Pitt, Dede Gardner, Brian Oliver, Tyler Thompson and Jeremy Kleiner are set to produce. Rubiconand Cross Creek are also teaming on a TV series titled “The French Quarter” based on Herbert Asbury’s early 20th century book about the New Orleans underworld.

Source: Deadline