Variety announced that filmmaker Ridley Scott is shooting the story of the doctor who identified the debilitating brain injury associated with sports-related head injuries that started a concussion awareness campaign and ultimately affected all levels of high-impact sports. The announcement comes just months after the National Football League (NFL) struck a deal worth hundreds of millions of dollars with former players who alleged the league did not do enough to protect them from repeated concussions during practices and games. Will Smith will star as Dr. Bennet Omalu, the first pathologist to detect a degenerative brain injury called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in a former ... Read More
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