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‘Hoosiers’ Screenwriter Angelo Pizzo Tapped to Adapt Sally Jenkins Book for Standing Arrow Productions (EXCLUSIVE)

Angelo Pizzo, screenwriter of “Hoosiers” and “Rudy” has been tapped to adapt Washington Post columnist Sally Jenkins’ highly-acclaimed and rated book “The Real All Americans: The Team That Changed a Game, A People, A Nation.” It is the first film property that has been optioned by Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative, CEO of Oneida Nation Enterprises and trustee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Museum, for his Standing Arrow Productions banner. The company was launched earlier this past February.
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An emotional award for Sally Jenkins after a lifetime of awards

A lame inside joke in many of the newsrooms of America: The sports department is also referred to as “the toy department.” After all, the coverage focuses on games. Until you read more closely. Sports is about so much more than what lands in the win-loss column. Especially in recent years, it has been recognized as a major cultural, political and economic force. And any honest journalist, no matter what part of the newsroom they called home, would acknowledge that some of the best writing came from the sports department, where reporters seemed to be given a little more license, a little more voice. One name that proves that all: Red Smith.
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Oneida Indian Nation Leader Ray Halbritter Launches Standing Arrow Productions, Will Adapt Sally Jenkins Book (EXCLUSIVE)

Ray Halbritter, the Oneida Indian Nation Representative, CEO of Oneida Nation Enterprises, and a trustee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Museum, has launched Standing Arrow Productions, a privately-funded, independent film and TV production company aimed at increasing the representation and championing the narratives of Native American and Indigenous peoples on screen. Halbritter has already optioned the first book that he will adapt: “The Real All Americans: The Team That Changed a Game, A People, A Nation” by award-winning sports journalist and Washington Post columnist Sally Jenkins.
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