Actress-turned-scribe Jenny Lumet (“Rachel Getting Married”) is set to pen “This Strange Thing Called Prom” for Miramax Films reports Variety.
Based on Brooke Hauser’s New York Times article, the story examines the experiences of some immigrant students as they help put together and attend a senior prom at the Intl. High School in Brooklyn.
Students involved in the study came from such varied countries as Senegal, Venezuela, Tibet, Haiti, Poland and Gabon. Marc Platt is set to produce.