February 21, 2018

Jay Roach To Helm Lance Armstrong Film

Jay Roach ("Game Change," "Meet the Parents") has signed on to direct an untitled film about the doping scandal surrounding seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong at Warner Bros. Pictures and Atlas Entertainment. Scott Z. Burns ("Side Effects," "Contagion") has penned the script. The project has also secured life rights to Armstrong's … [Read more...]

Bradley Cooper Is Lance Armstrong? Maybe Not

Over the weekend came word that Bradley Cooper was in talks with J.J. Abrams to star in the Lance Armstrong-themed "Cycle of Lies" which Paramount Pictures and Abrams' Bad Robot will produce. Cooper discussed the idea of playing Armstrong last week. He told The BBC: "I remember Matt Damon was going to do his autobiography at one point years ago. … [Read more...]

Paramount, Abrams Plan Lance Armstrong Film

Paramount Pictures and JJ Abrams' Bad Robot are developing a biopic about disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. The company's have secured the rights to New York Times reporter Juliet Macur's upcoming work "Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong" due out in June. Macur covered Armstrong's career for over a decade. No director, writer, star or … [Read more...]

Lance Black To Pen Abrams’ “Earthquake”

Oscar-winning scribe Dustin Lance Black ("Milk," "J. Edgar") is set to script the large scale disaster epic "Earthquake" for Universal Pictures and Bad Robot says Deadline. Despite Universal owning the rights, this is NOT a remake of the 1974 Charlton Heston film of the same name. David Seltzer ("The Omen") penned a previous draft several years … [Read more...]