And now it has its director.
According to Variety, Legendary has brought in Academy Award winner Ezra Edelman to helm a biopic on the Pittsburgh Pirates Hall of Famer. The Clemente film will be based on author David Maraniss’ 2006 book, Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball’s Last Hero.
Edelman is best known for his 2016 documentary “O.J.: Made in America”. The filmmaker has also directed three documentaries for HBO…“Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals”, “The Curious Case of Curt Flood” and the Emmy Award-winning “Brooklyn Dodgers: Ghosts of Flatbush”.
There is no timetable set for production.