Pacific Films strike deal for story of one of the first people to undergo gender reassignment surgery.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed worldwide agent for The April Ashley Project.
The company reached a deal with Pacific Films and Limey Yank Productionsto bring audiences the life story of April Ashley, one of the first people to gender reassignment surgery.
Ashley started life as George Jameson during World War II and went on to become a model. She will receive an MBE this autumn.
“Limey Yank Productions is very excited to join Pacific Films and Lawless Entertainment in sharing the inspirational story of the extraordinary April Ashley,” said Limey Yank Productions' Ed Sanders.
Lawless Entertainment president Cathy Malatesta added: “We are honoured to work with this amazingly talented team on this project. The April Ashley Project is sure to be a tremendous success worldwide.”
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