Paulist Productions, a faith-based film and TV production company, optioned the book under its first-look deal with Author Solutions after it had been re-released in 2000 through e-book publisher iUniverse. The book details Little’s landmark 1974 trial, which drew international attention regarding a woman’s right to kill a rapist in self-defense, civil rights, prisoners’ rights, and capital punishment. She was eventually acquitted.

Paulist president Chris Donahue and VP Development and Production Marybeth Sprows will oversee the project.

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