Snapshot: here’s the first picture of actor Ben Foster as Lance Armstrong

Snapshot: here’s the first picture of actor Ben Foster as Lance Armstrong
.

View photo

Snapshot: here’s the first picture of actor Ben Foster as Lance Armstrong

Studiocanal via Facebook

FILMING HAS begun on Stephen Frears’ biopic of Lance Armstrong, which is expected to hit cinemas some time next year.

Actor Ben Foster plays the disgraced American cyclist and, if the first stills are anything to go by, he bears a striking resemblance to Armstrong.

Not a lot is known about the film but it will be based on Seven Deadly Sins, the book written by Irish journalist David Walsh detailing the years he spent pursuing Armstrong and the truth.

Chris O’Dowd has been cast to play Walsh.

Sorry you didn't like this comment. Please provide a reason below.

Are you sure?
Rating failed. Try again.
Request failed. Try again.
We will promote constructive and witty comments to the top, so that everyone sees them!
Sorry, we can’t load comments right now. Try again.

    Win cash in one day fantasy football contests. Join now!

    Learn how to play

    Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
    Premier League Yahoo Cup Round 1 10303/500000 Free £1500 Saturday 7:30 AM Enter
    Premier League £500 Tuesday 7/55 £10 £500 Tuesday 2:45 PM Enter
    PL £1 Learn To Play [No Risk] 52/150 £1 £180 Tuesday 2:45 PM Enter