Furman to Direct Bodybuilder Tale “Bigger”

“Runner Runner” and “The Lincoln Lawyer” director Brad Furman is set to pen and direct the bodybuilder biopic “Bigger” at Bee Holder Productions.

The story follows Joe and Ben Weider, dirt-poor sons of Jewish immigrants who grew up to become owners of an international health and fitness empire.

Joe created the Mr. Olympia competition and mentored Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ben co-founded the International Federation of BodyBuilding.

Steve Lee Jones will produce.

Source: Deadline