López to Adapt LGBTQ History Bestseller ‘The Deviant’s War’ as Amazon Limited Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Amazon Studios and Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment are developing a limited series based on “The Deviant’s War: The Homosexual vs. The United States of America,” historian Eric Cervini’s New York Times bestseller. The book tells the story of Frank Kameny, a Department of Defense astronomer in the 1950s who became a leading figure in the fight for LGBTQ civil rights when he sued the federal government after being fired because he was gay.

Tony-winning playwright Matthew López (“The Inheritance”) is set to adapt, Variety has exclusively learned.

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