Newswire: An Imitation Game producer is developing a movie about Roger Clemens

Teddy Schwarzman, a producer who recently worked on the Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game, has just picked up the rights to The Rocket, a drama based on baseball player Roger Clemens. Or, as The Hollywood Reporter puts it, he’s “taking on another true-life figure tarnished during his day.” The comparison there is obviously very appropriate because Alan Turing helped defeat the Nazis, was arrested for being gay, and was then forced to undergo hormone injections, while Roger Clemens is a former star pitcher whose reputation was damaged when he was accused of using steroids. As far as injustices go, they’re practically the same.

Anyway, The Rocket will follow the later years of Clemens’ career, and it will primarily focus on the friendship between him and his former trainer, Brian McNamee—who also happens to be the guy who probably gave him steroids. It sounds like Schwarzman had …

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