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Joe Flacco has been chosen to play the role of legendary Baltimore Colts quarterback Johnny Unitas in an upcoming film called “Unitas We Stand.” The film is being produced by Joe Unitas, Johnny’s son from a second marriage, and it has resulted in some serious family feuding.
For starter’s, Johnny grandson JC Unitas — a 24-year-old former Villanova quarterback — believes Flacco is a horrible choice to play the role of his grandfather. According to USA Today Sports, JC called it “embarrassing” that Flacco was chosen.
“If you want a real movie, hire a real actor,” JC wrote on Facebook. “My grandfather and his legacy deserves only the best, and this is not it. Has Baltimore forgotten that Trent Dilfer also won a Super Bowl while playing for Baltimore?”
JC’s outrage is shared by his father John Unitas Jr., who is Johnny Unitas’ eldest son from his first marriage and Joe Unitas’ half-brother. The film is being based on a book by Tom Callahan, and John Jr. feels that Callahan and Joe Un
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It was announced on Saturday that Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco would portray legendary Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas in the final scenes of the upcoming movie, "Unitas We Stand."
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Joe Unitas told The Baltimore Sun that Flacco will play his father playing football in the final scenes depicting the Colts' 1958 championship game victory in "Unitas We Stand" .
The latest quarterback to bring the city of Baltimore a Super Bowl victory will play a Charm City legend in an upcoming film.
Joe Flacco will portray Johnny Unitas in the final scenes of the movie Unitas We Stand, according to the Baltimore Sun. The scene will depict the Colts’ 1958 NFL Championship Game victory.
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The Baltimore Sun reported yesterday that Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco will portray Baltimore Colts’ great Johnny Unitas in an upcoming film called Unitas We Stand.
“Obviously, the Baltimore ties are very important to me,” said Johnny Unitas’ son Joe, per The Sun. “I think it’s great that Joe just won the Super Bowl with the Ravens and was Most Valuable Player in the...
This is a no-brainer. A brand-new Baltimore sports legend is slated to portray the city's most venerable sports legend in an upcoming film. Joe Flacco might not have the acting chops to play Johnny Unitas off the field, but there's no doubting his qualifications in regard to his ability to emulate Unitas during the final football scenes in "Unitas We Stand," which...
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The Baltimore Sun reported Saturday that Joe Flacco has agreed to portrait legendary Colts quarterback Johnny Unitas in the upcoming film, "Unitas We Stand."
Flacco will play Unitas in the final scenes, centered around the Colts' 1958 championship game victory over the Giants.
The film was co-written...
Good morning, folks! Welcome to the WCSN Black, Blue and Ornery, your source for NFC North News on this Tuesday, April 9th, 2013. In lieu of fun facts today, I’m just going to discuss a story from the NFL’s official site. Apparently, legendary quarterback Johnny Unitas’ son from his second marriage, Joe Unitas, is producing [...]The post Black, Blue, and Ornery: NFC North News...
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco got his money after signing a mega contract extension last month, and now it looks like he got the part, or at least a small part.
The Baltimore Sun is reporting that Flacco will play portray Johnny Unitas in the final scenes of a movie about the famed Colts quarterback called “Unitas We Stand.”
Unitas son Joe spoke about the addition of...
Joe Flacco will portray former Baltimore Colts Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas in an upcoming film (Credit: AP Photo)
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Ravens Super Bowl winning QB Joe Flacco says he’ll play the part of Baltimore’s greatest quarterback, former Colts star Johnny Unitas, in an upcoming movie entitled ”Unitas We Stand.” Filming is scheduled to start this summer.-TO
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