Warner Bros is planning to make a film about cyclist Lance Armstrong and actor Bradley Cooper is in talks about joining the movie as a producer as well as starring in the project.
Set to be called Red-Blooded American,Cooper is looking to play either the main role of Armstrong or Tyler Hamilton,Armstrong’s former teammate who was part of his inner circle on the US Postal Service Team,reported Digital Spy.
There are currently a number of other films in production based around the rise and fall of the seven-time Tour De France champion.
Cooper was previously linked to the lead role in a different film from JJ Abrams’s Bad Robot Productions,which
has acquired the rights to Juliet Macur’s upcoming book ‘Cycle
of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong’.
Working Title Films is also said to be working on a biopic of the cyclist penned by Trainspotting writer John Hodge and thought to be starring Ben Foster.