The Bill From My Father: According to Variety, Bob Nelson has penned an original script inspired by Bernard Cooper's L.A. magazine article "The Bill From My Father" for Warner Bros. and producer David Heyman's Heyday Films.
WB optioned the rights to Cooper's recently penned memoir of the same name for Heyday, which will produce pic for the studio.
Nelson's screenplay is based on Cooper's relationship with his father. Book will be published by Simon & Schuster.
Story, first heard on NPR, concerns a young man who quit his promising corporate job to find himself. Soon thereafter, he received a large bill from his father requesting reimbursement for the total cost of his upbringing.
Heyman called the tale a moving one "about the expectations that parents and children have of one another," and spoke eagerly about Nelson's ability to bring "his keen sense of observation" to the project.