Lance Armstrong Film on Way, with JJ Abrams in Saddle

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Lance Armstrong Film on Way, with JJ Abrams in Saddle
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The story of shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong, who cheated his way to seven Tour de France titles, is heading to the big screen. Star Trek director JJ Abrams has optioned the forthcoming book Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong by New York Times reporter Juliet Macur with the intention of turning it into a high-profile film, reports Deadline.

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