Screen Junkies » Lombardi http://www.screenjunkies.com Movie Reviews & TV Show Reviews Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:06:29 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.1 De Niro to Grimace and Squint as ‘Lombardi’ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/de-niro-to-grimace-and-squint-as-lombardi/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/de-niro-to-grimace-and-squint-as-lombardi/#comments Wed, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 Following in the footsteps of Brian Dennehy and Craig T. Nelson, Robert De Niro has signed on to play an iconic coach in the ESPN Films biopic Lombardi. Arguably the greatest coach in NFL history, Vince Lombardi led the Green Bay Packers to two Superbowl and five league championship wins. I should also mention dude could burp the entire alphabet... backwards. Doesn't sound too impressive to you, but in Wisconsin that is a godlike ability.The film, to be written by Eric Roth (Forrest Gump), will focus on the 8 years that Lombardi spent with the Packers, molding them into NFL champs. Very little time will be spent on his epic belching. (THR)

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Following in the footsteps of Brian Dennehy and Craig T. Nelson, Robert De Niro has signed on to play an iconic coach in the ESPN Films biopic Lombardi. Arguably the greatest coach in NFL history, Vince Lombardi led the Green Bay Packers to two Superbowl and five league championship wins. I should also mention dude could burp the entire alphabet… backwards. Doesn’t sound too impressive to you, but in Wisconsin that is a godlike ability.

The film, to be written by Eric Roth (Forrest Gump), will focus on the 8 years that Lombardi spent with the Packers, molding them into NFL champs. Very little time will be spent on his epic belching. (THR)

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