Found June 22, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton and his wife, Katie, confirmed that his life story is being pitched in hopes of making it into a movie, ESPN Dallas reported. The Hamiltons said in a statement that they had been approached by Casey Affleck and Thunder Road Pictures to have a feature film made about them. While the Hamiltons said they are not involved in pitching the idea to Hollywood, they will play "an integral part of the film's creative direction and accuracy as the project develops." The story first broke by deadline.com, which reported that Hamilton had entrusted the rights to producer Basil Iwanyk and Thunder Road Pictures, and that the film would be written and directed by Casey Affleck. Thunder Road's Kent Kubena will be the executive producer, according to the production company's website. Hamilton has battled drug and alcohol addiction since he was the No. 1 pick of the then Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 1999. He finally made it to the big-lea...
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