The screenplay was written by Leonard Gershe (who significantly changed the ending) and directed by Milton Katselas.
Ullman was nominated for a Golden Globe as Best Motion Picture Actress, Musical or Comedy, and the Writers Guild of America nominated Gershe's screenplay for Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium.
Being Julia is a 2004 drama film with comic undertones directed by István Szabó and starring Annette Bening and Jeremy Irons.
The film also stars Elizabeth Perkins, and Robert Loggia and was written by Gary Ross, with Justin Schindler and Anne Spielberg.
The story was heavily inspired by, though not an actual remake of, the 1987 Italian film Da grande.
Kevin Costner stars as "Crash" Davis, a veteran catcher brought in to teach rookie pitcher Ebby Calvin "Nuke" La Loosh (Tim Robbins) about the game in preparation for reaching the Major Leagues.