Spielberg Producing Magic Johnson Biopic | News

UPDATE:  April Fools!

Legendary director/producer Steven Spielberg announced that he is creating a biopic about former NBA star Ervin “Magic” Johnson called Positively: The Story of Magic’s Johnson .  The film will chronicle Magic’s playing days and his surprising announcement that he was HIV-positive which changed how the world viewed the disease.  The Green Mile co-star Michael Clarke Duncan is slated for the title role.  Michael Mann will direct the project. Mann also directed 2001’s Ali, a biographical film about boxer Muhammad Ali that starred Will Smith.

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