Jamie Lee Curtis announced plans to bring the story of Glenn Burke, a gay professional baseball player who played for both the Los Angeles Dodgers and Oakland Athletics during the 1970s.
Jamie Lee Curtis took part in the Human Rights Campaign "Love Conquers Hate" t-shirt movement to support gays in Russia and thus her decision to move forward with the production of the movie "Out At Home: The Glenn Burke story" is not a surprise to those within the entertainment industry as she is well aware of the challenges that many in the gay community have dealt with over the years. No one within the film industry is worried about Jamie Lee Curtis presenting this film in a way that will "honour the force and struggle" it took to get the major sports leagues to "permanently open the door" to gay professional athletes.
Entertainment insiders are predicting that there will be a large number of top actors wanting to be part of this movie and the roles will be some of the most hotly pursued jobs within Hollywood as many actors will want to work on such a landmark film project. Jamie Lee Curtis explained to the press that "the time is right" for the story as it will help force the door of sports open permanently. Jamie Lee Curtis intends to produce a film that will show the challenges that Glenn Burke had to overcome to play professional baseball during the 1970s.
In addition to producing this film Jamie Lee Curtis will also be seen in 2014 in the movie "Veronica Mars" and she also plays Zoey Deschanel's mother on the television show "New Girl."
Look out for Jamie Lee Curtis as she will be producing one of the most highly anticipated movies to come out in recent years, the movie "Out at Home: The Glenn Burke story."