Untitled Derek Boogaard Project movie production status is currently Announced
April 29, 2013 • Intentions to make the movie; early in development. Focus has made a deal for the New York Times article "Punched Out: The Life And Death Of A Hockey Enforcer" by John Branch.
Plot: What's the story about?
Derek Boogaard, a shy over-sized man, learns to use his fists to make it to the National Hockey League and becomes a renowned hockey enforcer. The hulking 6'7" and 270 pounds Boogaard becomes known as the Boogeyman, and rarely loses a fight while playing for the Minnesota Wild and the New York Rangers. He gets addicted to painkillers from years of damage, and is found dead at age 28 after mixing prescription drugs with booze.
modified plot formulation from deadline.com
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Who's making Untitled Derek Boogaard Project: Crew List
A look at the Untitled Derek Boogaard Project behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Peter Berg last directed Spenser Confidential and Mile 22. The film's writer Ryan Condal last wrote Rampage and Hercules.
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Production: What we know about Untitled Derek Boogaard Project?
- Based on the "New York Times" article "Punched Out: The Life And Death Of A Hockey Enforcer" by John Branch. True story
- April 2013: The film was in Announced status.
Focus has made a deal for the New York Times article "Punched Out: The Life And Death Of A Hockey Enforcer" by John Branch.
Untitled Derek Boogaard Project Release Date: When is the film coming out?
Untitled Derek Boogaard Project is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).