‘Hoosiers’ Screenwriter Angelo Pizzo Tapped to Adapt Sally Jenkins’ Book for Standing Arrow Productions (Exclusive)

‘Hoosiers’ Screenwriter Angelo Pizzo Tapped to Adapt Sally Jenkins’ Book for Standing Arrow Productions (Exclusive)
Angelo Pizzo, screenwriter of “Hoosiers” and “Rudy” has been tapped to adapt Washington Post columnist Sally Jenkins’ highly-acclaimed and rated book “The Real All Americans: The Team That Changed a Game, A People, A Nation.” It is the first film property that has been optioned by Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative, CEO of Oneida Nation Enterprises and trustee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Museum, for his Standing Arrow Productions banner. The company was launched earlier this past February.

“I have been a long-time admirer of Angelo Pizzo’s brilliant and iconic work,” says Halbritter said in a statement. “’Hoosiers’ and ‘Rudy’ melded sports with human drama to inspire millions…and that is our intent with The Real All Americans. Standing Arrow Productions has found the perfect writer to begin our cinematic journey.”

Jenkins’ book chronicles the true-life exploits of the Carlisle Indian School football team, which
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