Ridley Scott To Direct Film About Deadly Effects Of Concussions In Football Players


While Ridley Scott is taking on the massive Moses movie Exodus with Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton, he and producing partner Giannina Facio have been meeting with A-list writers for what he hopes will be the next film he directs. Scott wants to create a drama focusing on the debilitating effects that concussions are having on our sports heroes, and the role that league owners play in allowing it to happen. His plan is to create a morality tale on that issue, much the way that Michael Mann’s The Insider took on the tobacco industry’s complicity in covering up the addictive and cancer-causing effects of cigarette smoking.

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-Foxtrot1655d ago

Why waste his talents on something like that, no offence but the concept seems a little bland in my opinion, come on Ridley get cracking on Prometheus 2 or something.

If you weren't going to make it then why did you not just have it as a single film which explains everything and sets up Alien instead of doing it as a trilogy.

ajax171655d ago

To be fair Prometheus 2's screenplay has reportedly been written. Also Noomi Rapace, but especially Fassbender are pretty booked up for the next few years. But yeah, the sooner Prometheus 2 happens the better.

ironfist921653d ago

American Football is nothing compared to Rugby