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Perfect: Olivia Wilde to Direct Biopic on Olympic Gold Medalist Kerri Strug

7 monthes ago   |   By Coming Soon

Perfect: Olivia Wilde to direct biopic about Olympic gold medalist Kerri Strug
Coming off from the critically-acclaimed success of Booksmart , Olivia Wilde has officially set her next directing project in the form of a new biographical drama film titled Perfect which revolves around iconic gymnast Kerri Strug's triumphant victory at the 1996 Olympics. The film will be penned by Ronnie Sandahl, who is no stranger to the sports drama genre as his most recent writing credits was the 2017 biopic Borg vs. McEnroe which starred Shia LaBeouf.
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Olivia Wilde to Direct ‘Perfect' Biopic of US Olympic Gymnast Kerri Strug

Olivia Wilde to Direct ‘Perfect' Biopic of US Olympic Gymnast Kerri Strug

7 monthes ago   |   By The Wrap

“Booksmart” filmmaker Olivia Wilde will direct “Perfect,” a biopic of U.S. Olympic gymnast Kerri Strug, for Riverstone Pictures and Pulse Films, the companies announced Friday.
The fact-based film will follow Strug's heroic efforts to secure Team USA's first gold medal at the 1996 Olympics - including completing her final vault at the Atlanta Olympics on a badly injured ankle - as well as the price she paid for her heroic efforts.
Wilde has become a hot directing talent since her directorial debut “Booksmart,” which just won the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature. Next, she...
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