Despite allegedly having extensive knowledge of the NYC public transportation system, he was said to be rejected for employment. McCollum, who was arrested on several occasions, became a folk hero for people who are on the spectrum.
Simon Stephenson wrote the screenplay, which will follow the lawyer hired to defend McCollum. The long-gestating project at one point had Julia Roberts eyeing the lead. As of now, no cast is attached.
FilmNation and Gotham Group are producing the pic.
Hemingway is widely known in the TV space, having executive produced and directed episodes for Underground, Unsolved, The Purge