Angelina Jolie to produce ‘Bright Path’ biopic

Last Updated: May 08 2018 16:40

HOLLYWOOD- Actress Angeline Jolie will produce ‘Bright Path’, a biopic based on the life of legendary Native American athlete Jim Thorpe.

Martin Sensmeier will portray the athlete in the movie.

"I'm honoured to be working on this project. I have had the privilege of spending time with Bill Thorpe, and will be listening to and guided by the Tribes and the Thorpe family in the making of this film," said Jolie in a statement.

Thorpe won two Olympic gold medals representing the United States and later went on to find the organization that became the NFL.