Apple is in early discussions to pick up and finance the next film from “Green Book” director Peter Farrelly, “The Greatest Beer Run Ever,” with Zac Efron and Russell Crowe are now in talks to star in the film, reports The Wrap.
Bill Murray has also expressed interest to star in the film in a supporting role but is not yet attached. The project is based on the book “The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A True Story of Friendship Stronger Than War” by J.T. Malloy and John “Chick” Donohue.
Here’s how it’s described by The Wrap: It’s a dramedy based on the true story of John “Chickie” Donohue, who in 1967 left New York to track down and share a few beers with his childhood buddies in the Army … while they were fighting in Vietnam. The book and source material became a New York Times best seller when it was published in 2020.
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