Lance Armstrong Movie Hires 'Seabiscuit' Writer

07/12/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

It looks like the Lance Armstrong biopic is finally pedaling forward.

The long-gestating Columbia project has brought on a writer well-versed in sports comeback stories and could shoot as early as next year, according to producer Frank Marshall.

Gary Ross, who wrote and directed multiple-Oscar nominee "Seabiscuit," has been hired to pen the Armstrong script.

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