TITLE

Warner Bros, hits slopes

AUTHOR(S)
Fleming, Michael; McClintock, Pamela
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;5/24/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 38, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Warner Bros. Pictures will film the life story of American downhill ski racer and 1984 Olympic gold medalist Bill Johnson who lost his memory in a crash. Warner has acquired rights from Johnson and film rights to Jennifer Woodlief's book "Ski to Die: The Bill Johnson Story." Jamie Linden will write the script. Basil Iwanyk of Thunder Road will produce the film. Johnson was the first American to win gold in downhill.
ACCESSION #
21065324

 

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