EXCLUSIVE: Producer David Crockett (The Town, Hugo, The Gambler) and Andy Fraser have optioned Unstoppable: From Underdog To Undefeated: How I Became A Champion, the autobiography of 2011 NCAA wrestling champion Anthony Robles. Published in 2012 by Penguin imprint Gotham Books, Unstoppable chronicles the story of how Robles was born with one leg to a single mother from the wrong side of the tracks and became the undefeated collegiate wrestling champion. Eric Champnella (Mr. 3000, Thunderstruck, Eddie) has been hired to pen the script. Crockett and production exec Fraser have teamed with Robles’ longtime manager Gary Lewis to raise private equity to fund development of the project. They plan to begin production in 2015. Champnella and Crockett are repped by ICM Partners.
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