David Renaud is developing a mini-series based on young people’s memoir ‘Little If KristenBellTattoos.com’

EXCLUSIVE: good doctor co-EP David Reno, Brandon Magee (Redd Zone) and Howard Berkons (Redd Zone, John Q) are developing a limited series based on the memoirs of young adults, small ifwritten by disability rights advocate Elijah Stacy when he was 17 years old.

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Reno, who was paralyzed at the age of 19, will lead the project, direct it, and put together a writing room for all the disabled.

The 13-episode limited series follows Elijah’s tragedies and triumphs from early childhood to adolescence. Relying on his boundless willpower, desire for freedom of action and deep love for his family, he manages to overcome his limitations. Elijah’s struggles ultimately transform him into a confident and compassionate leader, as well as an optimistic and energetic advocate, motivated to change the ableist world he grew up in. This mission brings him to the office of one of the richest and most powerful people in the world – Jeff Bezos.

“As a person with a disability, I was drawn to Elijah’s memoir,” Renault said in a statement to KristenBellTattoos.com. “This is an opportunity to tell an authentic story about empowerment and our ability to pursue our dreams in the face of what many people often see as insurmountable obstacles.”

Reno was previously a staff writer for ABC. blood and oil and CBS pure genius before joining ABC good doctor during the first season of the show. He continues to write for the series under Freddie Highmore and also serves as a co-executive producer.

Magee and Bercons are also currently working with producers John Monet and Miguel Melendez on a Netflix film. Redd Zone, starring Jada Pinkett Smith, which they are executive producing for Westbrook Studios. In addition, they collaborate on several other projects, including a comedy series. marty tyson show, as well as a short film Ocir– written by Magi – based on the book Love letters to my son Ocir Jaron Black.

“The story of Elijah is a touching chronicle of the resilience, self-confidence and determination of one remarkable young man,” said Magee and Berkons. “We hope that by giving Elijah the opportunity to bring his story to a wider audience, we can help him achieve his goal of raising awareness of DMD and finding a cure for the disease.”

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