Market January 28, 2016 Sold October 21, 2016
Actor Margot Robbie
Producer Bryan Unkeless, Tom Ackerley, Steven Rogers
Executive Len Blavatnik, Aviv Giladi
Agent Bayard Maybank, Robert Hohman (Gersh)
Financier Access Industries Film
Sales Agent Sierra/Affinity
Story centers on the irony free, wildly contradictory, totally true interviews with Tonya Harding and Jeff Gillooly.
The story of Tonya Harding, an Olympic figure skater who changed the game with her flamboyant talent and her scandalous boyfriend.
A look into the life of Tonya Harding, the infamous ice skater and world phenomenon after being connected with the assault of fellow American skater Nancy Kerrigan.
Based on the life of Olympic Ice Skater Tonya Harding, who becomes infamous when she finds herself in the middle of a huge scandal.
Comedy, Drama, Sports, Adaptation, Biopic, Athlete, Celebrity, Conspiracy, Dramedy, Female, Female Protagonist, Mother/Daughter
Best in Show (2000), This is Spinal Tap (1984), Ice Princess, Black Swan
Present, one time interview and 1980s-1990s, Tonya Harding's life
trailer park, mall, ice rink, Olympics, Nationals, truck, motel room, movie theater, King's Buffet restaurant, garage, Oregon forest, offstage practice area, locker room, Jeff and Tonya's house, bar
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TONYA HARDING (44), JEFF STONE (middle aged, ex-boyfriend), LAVONA GOLDEN (70s, mother), SHAWN ECKHART (middle aged, bodyguard), MARTIN MADDOX (50s, reporter), DIANE RAWINSON (late 60s, coach) are brought in to interview about Tonya Harding's career and life. It starts with Tonya's upbringing is full of abuse. Her mother Lavona is physically, verbally, and emotionally abusive, as well as poor and confrontational. However, with the little money she had, she got Tonya, at just 3 and a half years old, a coach (Diane). Tonya showed great promise, but was set on being different. This came from the poor homemade quality of her dresses and her song choices, all resulting in poor scores from judges, even though she would routinely out-skate her competition. At age 15, Tonya meets her soon to be boyfriend Jeff and his friend Shawn, both 18. They bond over trucks, but Jeff begins hitting her months later. Tonya thinks at the time it is normal and that she even deserved it, seeing as her mother would hit her constantly. Present day Tonya breaks her story to say that she has a source that told her Shawn and Nancy planned the whole assault together and pinned it on Tonya...