American Gladiators movie heading to big screen with Patriot Games writer and superheroes

Hollywood continues on its TV mining expedition, this time with the hit cult reality show American Gladiators, according to Variety. Peter Iliff – whose credits include Patriot Games, Varsity Blues and Under Suspicion – has been contracted to adapt a live-action film version of American Gladiators, featuring the antagonistic characters as superheroes. American Gladiators first …
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American Gladiators jumping to the big screen?

Johnny Ferraro of Flor-Jon Films, the creator of the American Gladiators TV franchise, has announced the development of a motion picture based on the world of American Gladiators, targeted for a 2011 release. The project will be produced by Scott Mednick – who has worked on some high-profile projects, including 300, Superman Returns, 10,000 B.C., …
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