Joseph N. Gagliano’s critically acclaimed novel relies on his personal outstanding true-life story, which can also be the topic of a Netflix doc, slated to debut later this yr.
On the age of twenty-four, Joe was the mastermind behind the ASU basketball point-shaving scandal; one of many largest scandals in sports activities historical past involving the FBI, DOJ, organized crime, and the lack of a number of promising skilled sports activities careers. His story was extensively lined by the nation’s media as a suspenseful journey stuffed with pressure, heartache, betrayal, penalties, and finally redemption.
Ben Lewin To Write & Direct Feature Film About Disability Pioneer Sylvia Flexer For Keshet Films & White Lodge Productions
Eric Hannah and Jodi Hannah will produce the movie, with Gagliano on board as exec producer. The staff has already secured all capital essential to finance the pic, which might be shot subsequent yr.
Colick just lately penned the script for Flamin’ Scorching, which tells the true story of former Frito Lay janitor-turned-executive Richard Montanez, whose creation of Flamin’ Scorching Cheetos disrupted the meals business and have become a popular culture phenomenon. Eva Longoria will make her characteristic directorial debut on that mission from Fox Searchlight and Franklin Leisure, starring Jesse Garcia and Annie Gonzalez, as we told you first.
The screenwriter’s different movie credit embrace October Sky, Ladder 49, Charlie St. Cloud, MJB Obtained Religion (Tristar), Hen Soup For The Soul (Alcon Leisure), Three Little Phrases—primarily based on Ashley Rhodes-Courter’s memoir—Past the Sea and Illegal Entry.
413 Productions and The Leisure and Schooling Firm are the manufacturing corporations behind the Ambassadors of Compassion Million Scholar Initiative to influence college students throughout America and past. Based in 2010, Ambassadors of Compassion is a resiliency-building program that equips college students with the essential expertise essential to navigate and succeed via life’s inevitable challenges. Previous to its theatrical launch, No Gray Areas might be proven to tens of millions of scholars in public faculties worldwide, as a part of this initiative.
Impartial supervisor and producer Michael Van Dyck and his firm Impressed Leisure represented 413 Productions and The Leisure and Schooling Firm within the take care of Colick.
The scribe is repped by APA, Business Leisure, and McKuin Frankel Whitehead.