Movie About Bucks Superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo in the Works
Giannis Antetokounmpo has enjoy a very quick and incredible rise to superstardom.
The 24-year old is the league’s reigning MVP and is considered by many as the best basketball player in the world. The saviour of a small-market franchise, Antetokounmpo has become one of the most popular professional athletes in the entire world, and now, a movie about him will be produced.
According to a Deadline report, Disney is set to develop a biopic of Antetokounmpo’s life and come-up titled Greek Freak. The movie will be produced by Bernie Goldman and written by Arash Amel. Both prominent names in the movie industry, the biopic will capture Giannis’ childhood upbringing in Greece, his family’s African background, and his meteoric rise through the NBA.
Through seven games, the Milwaukee Bucks superstar has averaged 27.7 points, 14.0 rebounds, and 7.4 assists per game, while shooting at a 61.2% clip from the field.