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Hot on the heels of critical darling All Is Lost, J.C. Chandor has been tapped to write with an eye to direct a film about NFL legend Vince Lombardi. The film would come from Legendary Pictures, which just had a big sports biopic hit with 42. One interesting note, though, is that it would stand in fairly direct competition with another Lombardi pic that’s in-development over at TriBeCa Productions- with the head of that studio, Robert De Niro, or John Travolta being eyed to star in it. While the status of the TriBeCa production is up in the air, Legendary looks to hit the ground running.

Chandor has all ready begun writing the film, and has the support of the Lombardi estate, as well as a rights package that includes the book When Pride Still Mattered- which is also being adapted into a Broadway play. Legendary principal, Thomas Tull, »

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