21 Years to Midnight

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Status: Development As of February 10, 2016

Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Chris Weitz will adapt Debbie Cenziper's upcoming nonfiction book that chronicles the landmark case of Obergefell v. Hodges.

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Jim Obergefell marries his spouse John Arthur in Maryland in 2013, three months before Arthur dies. The state of Ohio refuses to list him as John's spouse on the death certificate, so Obergefell sues.... more

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Producers

Marty Bowen
Wyck Godfrey

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Screenwriter

Chris Weitz

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Storyline

Jim Obergefell marries his spouse John Arthur in Maryland in 2013, three months before Arthur dies. The state of Ohio refuses to list him as John's spouse on the death certificate, so Obergefell sues. He is the lead plaintiff in a U.S. Supreme Court case that effectively legalizes same-sex marriage.
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  • Life rights of Jim Obergefell and his attorney Al Gerhardstein were acquired.

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