Ben Affleck and Matt Damon will once again share screen space in a film based on the true story of Nike executive Sonny Vaccaro’s life and his efforts to sign Michael Jordon to the brand.
The as-yet-untitled sports marketing film will focus on how Nike signed superstar basketball player Michael Jordan in the mid-1980s.
Seeking to get Jordon to sign the shoe brand deal, which seemed impossible at the time, became the most historic deal ever signed between an athletic brand and a player in the athletic shoe industry.
according to him hollywood reporterthe Jason Bourne The actor will play Vaccaro, while his longtime friend will play the role of Nike co-founder Phil Knight.
The girl is gone The actor will direct the film, while also joining Damon to rework on the film’s script after previously working together on the script for the last duel. The duo will also produce the film.
According to a report from Variety“The film will follow Vaccaro’s conquest and introduce audiences to Jordan’s parents, in particular his powerful and dynamic mother, as well as former coaches, advisors, friends and people close to Jordan.”