Danes Doing Temple Grandin Biopic

Claire Danes is in negotiations to star and Mick Jackson set to direct HBO’s long-gestating Temple Grandin biopic says The Hollywood Reporter.

Grandin, one of the leading speakers on autism, overcame the limitations imposed by the disorder to become one of the top scientists in humane livestock handling.s

Danes will play Grandin from her high school years to her post-academic period. Christopher Monger wrote the script, and an October start date in Austin is being targeted.