Ryan Reynolds and Director Jon Favreau Join ‘Battle for Bonneville’

New Regency is backing this biopic about brothers Art and Walt Afrons, who broke the land speed record three times.

Ryan Reynolds teams with Jon Favreau in Battle for Bonneville
Ryan Reynolds teams with Jon Favreau in Battle for Bonneville
Ryan Reynolds is teaming up with director Jon Favreau for the high-speed drama Battle for Bonneville. New Regency is in final negotiations to acquire the project.

Dan Gilroy (Real Steel, The Bourne Legacy) wrote the screenplay based on the true story of half-brothers Art Arfons and Walt Afrons. The duo used to be fierce rivals on the race track, before teaming up to break the land speed record three times, using a jet-powered race car.

Ryan Reynolds and Jon Favreau will also produce alongside Mark Ciardi, Gordon Gray, Jonathon Komack Martin, and Jennifer Fox.

It is said that Jon Favreau hopes to direct this right after production wraps on his musical adapataion Jersey Boys.

Sources: Deadline

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    This sounds like it's going to be awesome.

    2 years agoby @Number1WolverineFlag

  2. Basquat

    Arfons, Afrons, which one is it?

    2 years agoby @basquatFlag

  3. red_ruddy

    This and Highlander
    When are we gonna see a damn Deadpool movie?!

    2 years agoby @red-ruddyFlag

  4. ejk1

    @bawnian-dexeus just provided the answer to the question, "What will happen when Hal Jordan teams with Happy Hogan/Foggy Nelson?"

    2 years agoby @ejk1Flag

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