The Ballad of Richard Jewell Movie

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Status: Development As of January 9, 2017

Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Captain Phillips screenwriter Billy Ray is writing the script, based on Marie Brenner’s article in Vanity Fair.

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The Ballad of Richard Jewell

TBA | Drama True Story

A security guard reports on the knapsack bomb at the 1996 summer Olympics and helps clear bystanders — only to find himself vilified and suspected of being involved in the terrorism plot.

U.S. Release Date

The Ballad of Richard Jewell release date is set for To Be Announced (TBA)

Cast more cast

Jonah Hill
Richard Jewell
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Directed by

Ezra Edelman (In Talks)

Screenwriter

Billy Ray

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Storyline

A security guard reports on the knapsack bomb at the 1996 summer Olympics and helps clear bystanders — only to find himself vilified and suspected of being involved in the terrorism plot.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the Marie Brenner's Vanity Fair article published in February 1997. True story.

Also Known As

  • Untitled Richard Jewell Biopic

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