News

Paramount and Bad Robot Eye Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong

Source:   Deadline
January 18, 2013


In the wake of the scandal surrounding professional bicyclist Lance Armstrong and his confession last night about the use of banned substances, Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot Productions have picked up the rights to a planned book on the situation. Deadline reports that Juliet Macur's upcoming Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong will be the basis for a feature film.

Columbia Pictures was previously planning on an Armstrong biopic based on Armstrong's first book, It's Not About the Bike. The Hunger Games director Gary Ross was adapting the screenplay though, in light of recent events, whether or not the project moves forward is undetermined.

Plans for Cycle of Lies, meanwhile, appear to be nascent and no talent has been announced.

(Photo Credit: Lamberts Photography / WENN.com)


| 13 comments | Add a comment

From Around the Web

comments powered by Disqus
Latest Headlines:

Fifty Shades of Grey's Dakota Johnson Plans A Bigger Splash
John Goodman Eyes Role Opposite Bryan Cranston and Helen Mirren in Trumbo
Harry Shum Jr. Boards Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2
Star Wars: Episode VII's Domhnall Gleeson Joins The Revenant
Alex Kurtzman to Direct Universal's The Mummy Reboot
CS Video: The Cast of Marvel Studios' Guardians of the Galaxy!
Gus Van Sant's Sea of Trees Starts Production with Matthew McConaughey
Jamie Foxx to Take on Mike Tyson in Upcoming Biopic
Olivia Wilde, Luke Wilson, Elisabeth Moss and Natasha Lyonne to Star in Meadowland
Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman Developing Resident Advisors
New Photos from Disney's Into the Woods!
The New Trailer for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar!
Zooey Deschanel Tweets Photo from Rock the Kasbah Set
Lionsgate Acquires Young Adult Suspense Thriller Down a Dark Hall
The First Poster for Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight
The Best and Worst of Comic-Con in This Week's Most Craved
Go Behind the Scenes of The Killing's Final Season
Allison Williams Cast as Title Character in NBC's Peter Pan Live!

Follow ComingSoon.net on Twitter
MOST ACTIVE
From our partners