Channing Tatum & Big Beach To Develop ‘Gorilla And The Bird’ Bipolar Disorder Memoir As TV Series

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Channing Tatum’s Free Association has teamed with Marc Turtletaub and Peter Saraf’s Big Beach to option Zack McDermott’s book Gorilla and the Bird: A Memoir of Madness and a Mother's Love, for TV series development. Demolition scribe Bryan Sipe is attached to pen the adaptation and executive produce. The memoir, released today (Sept. 26) by Little Brown Publishing Company, chronicles McDermott’s personal battle with bipolar disorder, which affects nearly 6 million…