Kathrine Switzer Memoir Optioned For Film

  • Kathrine Switzer, women’s running pioneer and sports activist, officially signed with Chastain Film Capital to option the screen rights to her best-selling memoir Susan Schulman of Susan Schulman Literary Agency handled the deal on behalf of Stephany Evans at Pande Literary.
  • Marathon Woman is an autobiographical narrative that chronicles the life of Switzer, including her iconic 1967 Boston Marathon run through her advocacy work with the International Olympic Committee to include the women’s marathon in the 1984 Olympic Games.
  • Ed Richardson is the owner of development and production fund Chastain Film Capital.

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