Gad Writing Gorgeous George Biopic Movie
for WWE Studios - 14th October 2015
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Studios will co-develop the George Raymond Wagner
biopic Gorgeous George alongside Robert
Halmi Jr.s Great Point Media, with Josh Gad
and partner Ryan Dixon writing the script.
George will chronicle the life and career of
Wagner, the professional wrestler and sports entertainer
credited with inspiring the flamboyant personas of
performers such as Muhammad Ali and James Brown and
helping bring sports into the TV age.
George was a true pioneer in television, said
Michael Luisi, President of WWE Studios. Josh
is a true talent and we are thrilled to see him and
Ryan tackle such a groundbreaking story.
recently wrapped production on the Disney film Beauty
And The Beast opposite Emma Watson and Luke
Evans. He will begin production in January on STX
Entertainments Russ And Roger Go Beyond
as Roger Ebert.
Studios will handle worldwide rights and will use
WWEs platforms, including weekly TV shows, digital
and social media and the WWE Network, to market this
is represented by Ziffren Brittenham, WME and Brillstein
Entertainment Partners. Dixon is represented by Ziffren
Brittenham and ICM Partners. Bradley Buchanan negotiated
on behalf of WWE Studios.