Heigl To Escape Polygamy

Katherine Heigl will star in and produce an adaptation of of Carolyn Jessop’s memoir “Escape” for Relevant Entertainment and Como Court Productions says Variety.

Jessop was born into the Fundamentalist Church of Latter Day Saints sect. At 18 she married Warren Jeffs, a man 32 years her senior; at 35, she fled with her eight children.

Heigl is presently shooting the Robert Luketic-directed Sony/Lakeshore comedy “The Ugly Truth.”