Monette's Becoming a Man optioned for the big screen

By Editors

Originally published on September 24 2002 12:00 AM ET

Variety reports that independent production company Hyperion Studios has optioned Paul Monette's Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story to be made into a film. British screenwriter Patrick Wilde (Get Real) is adapting the memoir about growing up and coming out in the 1960s.