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.

More Film

  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

    Film Review: 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again'

    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 […]

  • Rose Byrne

    Film News Roundup: Rose Byrne in Talks to Join Tiffany Haddish's 'Limited Partners'

    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 […]

  • Cher and Meryl Streep'Mamma Mia! Here

    How the Cast of 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' Geeked Out Around Cher

    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 […]

  • 'BuyBust' Review

    Film Review: ‘BuyBust’

    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 […]

  • John Malone

    John Malone, Scott Paterson Retiring From Lionsgate Board

    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 […]

  • Moviepass

    MoviePass Parent's Stock Plunges Again to Record Low

    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 […]

  • Timothee Chalamet

    Timothee Chalamet in Talks to Star in Denis Villeneuve's 'Dune'

    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 […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content