RMG clients Bill and Scott Bindley just sold a pitch to Warner Bros. with Russell Brand to star. He’ll play a David Beckham-like millionaire soccer star/playboy who gets arrested in a West Texas and sentenced to community service. His task: coach the hapless local high school soccer team in a Friday Night Lights town. Bill Bindley and Mike Karz will produce with Brand and his manager Nik Linnen.
Bill and Scott’s script Vicenza is in active development at Sony with Overbrook Entertainment, John Tomko and Bill Bindley producing. Scott’s script Say Uncle is in active development at Warner Bros. with Zach Galifianakis attached.
Bill and Scott wrote and Bill directed the 2001 film Madison starring Jim Caviezel.