Today Warner Bros | New Line Cinema announced that they have acquired the rights to Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around The World. They have Worldwide Distribution rights as well as the rights to produce a narrative film based on the documentary. Julia Roberts will produced and star in the narrative film.
Proceeds go to the charities and the Batkid Fund.
Directed by Dana Nachman. Edited by Kurt Kuenne. Produced by Liza Meaks. Executive Producers Ian Reinhard & John Crane.
John Crane Films produced & directed the original Batkid: The Official Make-A-Wish Story, and provided original footage shoot before and during the Batkid Event held in San Francisco on November 15th, 2013.
His footage was shot by a crew of 12 and included all the Batkid and Batman capers, interviews with the family, Patricia Wilson,Make-A-Wish CEO, Greg Suhr Police Chief SFPD, EJ Johnston Batman, as well as Chief Police's Call To Action written and shot in advance of the event, and scouting footage and at the Circus Center.