November 9, 2018 at 1:30 pm EST | by Mariah Cooper
Greg Berlanti tapped to direct Rock Hudson biopic

Rock Hudson (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

Greg Berlanti has signed on to direct a film biopic about actor Rock Hudson.

Deadline reports the story will be based on the memoir “All That Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson” by Mark Griffin. It tells the story of Hudson’s struggles as a closeted actor and Hollywood heartthrob of romantic comedies for Universal during the ’50s and ’60s. . He died from AIDS-related complications in 1985 at the age of 59.

Sarah Schechter and Sherry Marsh are on board as producers. The project is still searching for a writer.

Berlanti is best known for his work on “Love, Simon,” “Riverdale” and the “Arrowverse.”

 

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