Dr. Seuss Biopic Brings in Wonder Director Stephen Chbosky

Indie production company Paper Pictures is putting together a new biopic entitled Seuss, following the life of writer Theodor Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss. Filmmaker Stephen Chbosky (Wonder) has been set to direct this biopic, with Eyal Podell and Jonathan Stewart writing the script. Producer Carla Hacken's Paper Pictures currently has the project out to actors and financiers at this time, although no production schedule or release date has been given quite yet.

The script will follow a young Theodor Geisel in the 1920s, as he struggles to find his voice as a writer, before meeting the woman who would become his muse and future wife, Helen Palmer. More than 30 years later, when she fell ill, it ultimately inspired him to create perhaps his most well-known work, The Cat in the Hat. Dr. Seuss would ultimately go on to write more than 60 childrens books throughout his storied career,
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