‘American Sniper’ Scribe Jason Hall To Helm Anthony Robles Biopic ‘Unstoppable’ For 101 Studios & Seven Bucks
Jason Corridor, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter behind Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper, has been tapped write and direct Unstoppable, a characteristic primarily based on the true-life story of inspirational wrestling star Anthony Robles. The pic will probably be produced by Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia of Seven Bucks Productions, Andy Fraser for A Actually Good Dwelling Footage, David Crockett for Coonskin Cap Productions, and Gary Lewis. 101 Studios CEO David Glasser will function govt producer alongside David Hutkin and Bob Yari.
John Hindman penned the newest draft of the script, which relies on Robles’ memoir Unstoppable: From Underdog to Undefeated: How I Turned a Champion. Robles was born with just one leg to a younger mom of sixteen. Collectively, they overcame poverty and never-ending private obstacles to see Anthony triumph in changing into a three-time All-American, 2011 NCAA Nationwide Champion, and a Nationwide Wrestling Corridor of Fame inductee.
“I grew up wrestling, and I keep in mind tuning into the 2011 NCAA wrestling finals and getting goosebumps as I watched this child vault out of the tunnel on crutches, toss them down, take the mat and dismantle the reigning nationwide champ,” mentioned Corridor. “As miraculous an achievement as that was, the private obstacles he confronted off-the-mat have been much more difficult. It is a story of dedication, perseverance, and sacrifice and I’m honored to be telling the Robles’ story at a time when the world is so desperately in want of actual heroes.”
Corridor made his directorial debut with the 2017 battle drama Thank You for Your Service, starring Miles Teller and produced by Steven Spielberg. He’s repped by UTA and Jackoway Austen Tyerman.
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