exclusive: Jessica Green (outpost) is the latest addition to Ben Affleck’s Nike drama cast for Amazon Studios, Skydance Sports and Mandalay Pictures, in which Affleck will star in the lead role. good will fishing Collaborator Matt Damon.
The untitled image of sports marketing has Damon playing independent sneaker salesman and former Nike CEO Sony Vaccaro, with Affleck as Nike co-founder Phil Knight, in a story about Nike’s long-running efforts to sign Michael Jordan to the footwear company Midway. the eighties. It was an endorsement that seemed impossible at the time, but it would become the most important relationship between a sportswear brand and an athlete ever, and launched the multibillion-dollar global contemporary sneaker industry. The Pic squad will also include Jason Bateman, Viola Davis, Chris Tucker, Marlon Wayans, Matthew Maher, Chris Messina, Tom Papa, Julius Tennon, Joel Gretsch and Gustav Skarsgård, as previously announced.
Green will play Katrina Sainz, the tireless secretary to Damon Vaccaro.
Alex Confrey wrote the original text titled Air Jordan, which was named to the 2021 Blacklist of Best Unproduced Screenplays. Mandalay brought it to Skydance Sports president Jon Weinbach, who secured Vaccaro’s life rights. Affleck and Damon later pass the script and produce alongside Peter Guber, Jason Michael Berman, Jeff Robinov, Madison Ainley, and David Ellison. Executive producers include John Weinbach, Jesse Sisgold, Dana Goldberg, Don Granger, Kevin Halloran, Michael Joe, John Graham, Drew Fenton, Jordan Moldo, and Peter E. Strauss.
Green is an Australian known for starring roles in The CW .’s fantasy adventure series outpost and the Ausse series from Netflix Roman Empire, which had a depiction of Cleopatra. The actress also repeated Ash vs Evil Dead He will later appear in Jimmy Lokoff’s indie music Sparkle – Unicorn Storyslated for release this fall. Represented by APA and Corner Booth Entertainment.
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exclusive: Zack Steiner (trance) on a role in 20th Century Studios’ reboot of White men can’t jump. He joined a band led by Jack Harlow, which also includes Sinqua Walls, Lance Reddick, Teyana Taylor, Laura Harrier, Tamera ‘Tee’ Kissen, Myles Bullock and Vince Staples, as previously announced.
The recently concluded film will offer a fresh take on writer Ron Shelton’s 1992 sports comedy, starring Woody Harrelson, Wesley Snipes, and Rosie Perez, which saw the black and white basketball makers join forces to double their chances of making money on the street courts and in the basketball tournament. Details of the character Steiner plays have not been revealed.
White men can’t jump It celebrated its 30th anniversary at the 94th Academy Awards in the presence of Harrelson, Snipes and Perez. The reboot is done by veteran music video director Calmatic, who has spearheaded the upcoming movie house party New Online Edition. Kenya Paris wrote the script with Doug Hall and produced via the Khalabo Ink Society banner. Blake Griffin, Ryan Kalil, and Noah Weinstein produce through their Mortal Media banner, along with Doug Hall and E.Brian Dobbins.
Steiner is best known for his role as Aaron Jacobs – the older brother of Jacob Elordi’s Nate – in the hit HBO teen drama series, trance. The actor played Reece in the Netflix rom-com The perfect date He also appeared in series such as difficult characters And the Jessica Jones. It is represented by Innovative Artists and Luber Roklin Entertainment.
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