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Christian Bale and Tom Hardy lined up to play Robin Friday

Hollywood bad-boys Tom Hardy and Christian Bale have been earmarked to play Reading’s late, great striker Robin Friday on the silver screen.

The story of Royals’ cult hero was penned by journalist and author Paolo Hewitt and Oasis bassist Paul McGuigan in 1996.

After tales of Friday’s legendary status reached tinseltown, film producers and writers have hammered out a script of Friday’s life and are now in the process of sending out their work to prospective actors and directors.

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Sam Claflin Set In Biopic Of UK Soccer Legend Robin Friday
The Hunger Games‘ Sam Claflin has been set to star in Robin Friday, a biopic about the controversial 1970s English soccer legend who died at age 38. The film is based on the biography The Greatest Footballer You Never Saw: The Robin Friday Story, co-written by Paolo Hewitt, who also penned the screenplay was written by producer Julian Stone and Hewitt.
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Sam Claflin to Star in Soccer Biopic

Sam Claflin has been cast as Robin Friday in a soccer biopic. The biopic is based on the biography The Greatest Footballer You Never Saw: The Robin Friday Story which is about an English soccer legend who died at age 38. Robin Friday was voted “All Time Cult Hero” by a BBC poll and No. 1…

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@samclaflin Will Star In ROBIN FRIDAY

@samclaflin Will Star In ROBIN FRIDAY

I’ve received this press release stating that Sam Claflin (THE HUNGER GAMES franchise) is set to star in the soccer biopic ROBIN FRIDAY, to be directed by Henry-Alex Rubin (DISCONNECT, MURDERBALL)
Fortitude International will be handling international sales at the Cannes Film Market.
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SAM CLAFLIN TO STAR IN ‘ROBIN FRIDAY’
OSCAR NOMINEE HENRY-ALEX RUBIN TO DIRECT
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