Julia Roberts To Make And Star In A Feature Film About Batkid

January 24, 2015 7:20 PM

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Submarine Entertainment announced Friday that the star had secured the rights to remake the new documentary "Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around The World" as a feature. Roberts will both produce and star in the film, with Dana Nachman, the documentary's director, serving as one if its executive producers.

"Batkid Begins" tells the story of Miles Scott, a Batman-loving 5-year-old who, after being diagnosed with leukemia, lived as a real-life superhero for a day when the Make-A-Wish Foundation turned San Francisco into Gotham City in his honor. Thousands of residents came out to participate, and the st...

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