8 March 2013 11:19 AM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Paramount and Warner Bros. may be working together on Christopher Nolan's Interstellar, but the studios are each developing their own bicycle doping scandal pic.  Paramount and Bad Robot acquired the rights for book proposal Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong by author Juliet Macur; Warner Bros. will instead tell the story of Armstrong's teammate, Tyler Hamilton.  The studio has acquired Hamilton's life rights and will tell the story of the former professional bike racer who was in Armstrong’s inner circle on the Us Postal Service Team.  WB has set Scott Burns (Side Effects) to script the picture with Jay Roach (Recount, Game Change) set to direct.  Hit the jump for more. Deadline reports that Roach will direct the cycling doping scandal pic centered around Hamilton for Warner Bros.  Roach is an interesting choice since his features tend to be comedic in nature, though his Emmy-winning HBO »

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