Both a Yogi Berra documentary and feature film are in the works

Apr 30, 2019 702

BY: Joe Lucia

When it rains, it pours: two Yogi Berra films are in the works, with options for both signed in recent months. One of the films will be a documentary, while the other will be a feature film. According to the Sports Business Journal, actor Nick Basta is taking care of the feature film and hopes to finish the screenplay later this year, while Peter Sobiloff will be producing the Berra documentary.

Basta is known for a handful of one-off roles on a variety of Law & Order series, a recurring role on the AMC show Turn: Washington’s Spies, and a pair of episodes of the third season of HBO’s True Detective. Sobiloff has produced a handful of features, including last summer’s short film Skin. However, don’t expect Basta’s film to be concentrated on Berra’s baseball career.

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