Ridley Scott To Direct Film About Deadly Effects Of Concussions In Football Players

Ridley Scott, the award-winning and Oscar nominated director known for Blade Runner, Gladiator, and Blackhawk Down, wants his next project to be a drama focused on the effects of concussions in pro football.

Scott wants to create a drama focusing on the debilitating effects that concussions are having on our sports heroes, and the role that league owners play in allowing it to happen. His plan is to create a morality tale on that issue, much the way that Michael Mann’s ‘The Insider’ took on the tobacco industry’s complicity in covering up the addictive and cancer-causing effects of cigarette smoking.

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