Mike Witherill of MJW Media will produce along with David Silver, principle of Silver Bullet Entertainment. Stenn will adapt the script based on his book.
Production is expected to begin in the first quarter.
“The Clara Bow story is one of the most intriguing stories in all of Hollywood,” Silver said. “She was an amazing actress and overcame countless obstacles in her rise to stardom. We have wanted to do this project for a long time.”
Bow was born in the slums of Brooklyn into a family plagued with alcoholism and insanity. She became famous after winning Motion Picture magazine’s 1921 “Fame and Fortune” contest, and her performance as a shopgirl in the 1927 silent film “It” brought her global fame and the nickname “The It Girl.