Red Bird Cinema, under Kevin Pollak, has put a Sugar Ray Leonard biopic into production. According to Variety, Friday Night Lights's, H.G. "Buzz" Bissinger is currently writing the script.

Sugar Ray Leonard has given the okay, stating, "I have been approached many times in the past regarding my life story, and I believe Red Bird Cinema has the perfect group of collaborators to give my story the right voice."

The film is set to start filming in the first quarter of 2008.

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