December 07, 2013
By Adam Hetrick
17 Apr 2013
Tony Award winner Frank Langella will star in "Draft Day," a new sports film about The Cleveland Browns, which has been penned by Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo playwright Rajiv Joseph and Scott Rothman, according to Deadline.com.
Langella (A Man For All Seasons, Dracula, Man and Boy) has signed on to play the character of Harvey Molina, the fictional owner of the Browns, with Kevin Costner as the Browns general manager. The film will also feature Jennifer Garner, Denis Leary and Timothy Simons.
Part of the film will be shot April 25 at Radio City Music Hall during the NHL draft.
Joseph is a Pulitzer Prize finalist for Bengal Tiger. His plays also include The North Pool, Gruesome Playground Injuries, Animals Out of Paper and All This Intimacy.
"Draft Day" is a co-production between Summit/Lionsgate and OddLot Entertainment.
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