"The Other Wes Moore," a book written by Baltimore native Wes Moore, is currently being developed into a feature film, with
Although Moore won't be heavily involved in the film's production, he has one request — that the film be shot in Baltimore.
"They could easily do this in another country," he said, "in a place where film production is cheap, like Toronto." But filming it in Baltimore is more truthful, he said, and he wants the opportunity to bring business to his hometown.
Published in 2010, the book was about the ways in which people's paths can diverge, despite beginning in the same spot. It told the story of two men named Wes Moore. One is the author, a graduate of
No release date for the film has been set. When asked if he'd thought about which actor he'd like to play himself, Moore smiled.