Ben Foster to play Lance Armstrong!

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Deadline reports that the movie will be directed by Stephen Frears, and the cast will also include Chris O’Dowd, Guillaume Canet and Breaking Bad‘s Jesse Plemons.

The unnamed project is scheduled to begin filming on October 18.

The script was written by Trance‘s John Hodge based on sportswriter Walsh’s book Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit Of Lance Armstrong.