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Apple Taps ‘CODA’s Siân Heder To Helm & Write Judy Heumann’s Memoir ‘Being Heumann;’ ‘Oklahoma’ Tony Winner Ali Stroker Circling

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EXCLUSIVE: Apple Original Films has landed rights to a package based on Judy Heumann’s best-selling memoir Being Heumann.

Sian Heder, whom Apple signed to a multi-year overall deal in the wake of winning an auction for her Sundance sensation CODA, is adapting the film to direct.

Ali Stroker, the first actress who uses a wheelchair for mobility to appear on Broadway and the first to win a Tony for her work in Oklahoma, is circling to star.

Heder will produce the film with David Permut through his Permut Presentations, and Heumann’s managers John W. Beach and Kevin Cleary of Gravity Squared Entertainment.

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