| Disney to adapt Michael Lewis' Coach: Lessons On The Game Of Life|
According to Variety (registration required), Disney has optioned the feature rights to Michael Lewis’ book Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life. Lewis, who, in addition to Moneyball, also wrote the book on which The Blind Side was based, is going to write the screenplay for it. He’ll be reteaming with producer Gil Netter, who also produced The Blind Side.
Coach is based on a true story about Lewis’ perspective on his baseball mentor, Coach Fitz, and the impact the man’s methods had on the athletes.
by Kelly West