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Brian Banks Life Story To Be Directed by Academy Award Nominee Lee Daniels

Brian Banks life story is being made into a film, with an Academy Award nominated director at the helm. Banks was a high school football star headed to USC in 2002 before serving five-years in jail after being wrongfully convicted of rape. The subject of a 2012 “60 Minutes” piece, “The Brian Banks Story” tells the harrowing tale of Brian Banks, an All-American high school...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Banks Movie Coming to the Big Screen

Big time Hollywood director Lee Daniels, who is best known for the flicks The Butler and Monster’s Ball, will take on a project that focuses on the life of former Atlanta Falcons linebacker Brian Banks. If you’re not familiar with Banks’ story, shame on you. The former top recruit of the USC Trojans back in 2002 was wrongfully accussed and later pled out to rape charges...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Lee Daniels To Direct ‘The Brian Banks Story’

Things are really starting to fall into place for Brian Banks. He just landed a job in the NFL’s front office over the weekend, and now according to The Wrap, Oscar nominated director, Lee Daniels will develop and direct a movie about his life. Banks was star headed to USC in 2002 before he was wrongfully convicted and served five-years for rape. The subject of a 2012 “60...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Exonerated Brian Banks accepts job in NFL front office

It took much longer than expected, but Brian Banks has made it to the National Football League. The exonerated former high school football player at famed Long Beach Poly High School has accepted a job in the NFL front office, he announced Saturday. According to the NFL, Banks will be a manager in the football operations department and on game days assist with the officiating department...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Banks joins the NFL front offices

After spending sixty-two months in prison after being falsely accused of sexual assault, Brian Banks was released from jail in May of 2012. The former high school stand out, spent last year with the Atlanta Falcons after working out for several teams including the Seattle Seahawks. Today, Banks announced via Twitter that he would be taking a front office position with the NFL offices...
Via Down and Distance
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Banks Reached Out To Jameis During His Sexual Assault Investigation

    Brian Banks is all too familiar with getting falsely accused on a sexual assault and serving time for it, so its only fair he reached out to Jameis Winston and offered words of encouragement. TMZ: Exonerated football star Brian Banks tells TMZ Sports he’s now focused on becoming a life coach — and last year contacted Jameis Winston to offer advice and encouragement...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Banks Signs A Deal To Have His Story Made Into Movie

Brian Banks, the former high school football star that spent more than five years in jail after being falsely accused of rape, has signed a deal with Gidden Media to have his story made into a movie. H/T: TMZ Sports Now, we’ve learned Banks has inked a deal with Gidden Media, which will produce a full length feature film based on Brian’s story. We’re told the movie will be...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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