Castle Rock Buys Johnson Biography

Castle Rock Entertainment has optioned historical journalist Robert Caro’s massive biography of former U.S. president Lyndon Baines Johnson for a low six-figure sum.

“Means of Ascent” was op tioned for Fred Zollo to produce. No writers or directors have been attached. Zollo, who produced “Mississippi Burning” and “Quiz Show,” is known for going after socially relevant and historical material.

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