Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
MPAA Rating: N/A
Screenwriter: Steven Conrad
Starring: Emile Hirsch, Miles Teller
Copyright Holder: N/A
Warner Bros. acquired the rights from Belushi's estate with Belushi's widow, Judith, who published the book "Belushi" in 2005 with Tanner Colby. She will serve as an executive producer on the project, with the book informing the screenplay. It is officially described as follows: On the day he turned thirty, John starred in America's number-one movie ("Animal House"), starred in the number-one late-night show ("Saturday Night Live") and had recorded the number-one album ("Briefcase Full of Blues"). All from a guy who was never supposed to make it out from behind the cash register of his family's Chicago diner. How did this Albanian immigrant's son capture a nation's imagination and come to embody all the glory and tragedy of the American dream? It was one high-price, high-speed, short-lived wild ride.