Frank Langella has signed on to play the owner of the Cleveland Browns in director Ivan Reitman’s Draft Day. Langella joins Kevin Costner, Denis Leary, Jennifer Garner and Timothy Simmons in the film. This will be Langella’s third time working with Reitman, the two previously collaborated on Dave and Junior.
The plot revolves around the NFL draft and Costner’s GM trying to trade up for a better pick. Part of the film will be shot at the real NFL draft on April 25th at Radio City Music Hall.
Draft Day‘s blacklisted script was written by Rajiv Joseph and Scott Rothman.