Helmer’s ‘Moon’ landing

Herek to direct, write 'Einstein' for Gold Circle

Stephen Herek has been tapped to write and direct “Einstein’s Children” for Gold Circle Films and Thunder Road Films based on Mike Kersjes’ memoir “A Smile as Big as the Moon.” Kersjes, a special ed teacher in Michigan, thought his students could benefit from space camp where, with help from NASA, children compete in astronaut-training activities. The legendary camp was reserved for gifted students, but Kersjes convinced school officials and NASA to let the class in.

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