Sonar developing The Birth of the Pill

Scripted-logo-460_2US prodco Sonar Entertainment has optioned rights to non-fiction title The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution.

Sonar is planning The Birth of the Pill as a multi-part event series. Direct R.J Cutler is attached to direct and executive-produce, alongside Denise DiNovo from DiNovo Productions (Batman Returns), Alison Greenspan and writer Audrey Wells.

The story woll follow four rebellious, larger-than-life characters who wee instrumental in creating the birth control pill and the social changes that allowed its mass distribution.

“The incredibly complex real life characters who, from vastly different directions, worked together to change the course of sexual, cultural and political history will be shocking and surprising,” said DiNovo.

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