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Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters Of 'The Fighter' To Co-Write Leicester City Film

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 29 / 16

PAUL TAMASY and ERIC JOHNSON , the Oscar-nominated screenwriters of The Fighter and who also penned the upcoming Boston Marathon bombing pic Patriots Day, "have found a new project to kick around," according to Patrick Hipes of DEADLINE. They are "set to write a screenplay" with Goal: The Dream B...

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