Broad Green Pictures has acquired the rights to Lahr's "Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh." Lahr was a long-time theatre critic for The New Yorker.
The award-winning tome details Williams' life from birth through death. No casting, screenwriter or release date have been announced.
"Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh" won the National Book Critics Circle Award, The American Academy of Arts and Letters Award and the Lamda Award as well as the Sheridan Morley Prize for Theatre Biography in the U.K.