Liev Schreiber Will Not Play Chris Benoit In Tragic Biopic

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Liev Schreiber will NOT be playing Chris Benoit in the tragic biopic about the late wrestler’s life.  There have been reports to the contrary, but Liev’s rep has confirmed they are not true.

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Chris Benoit murdered his wife and son in 2007, then committed suicide.  The movie about Benoit’s life is called “Crossface” and it’s been in the works since 2011.  The wrestler turned on his wife and 7-year old son in a fit of rage and killed them.

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Chris Benoit‘s tragic ending of his and his family’s lives may have been caused by brain injuries he sustained from his wrestling career.  Right now there is no official word on who will be playing Chris Benoit in the film “Crossface.”

Who do you think should play Chris Benoit?

SOURCE: TMZ

Liev Schreiber Will Not Play Chris Benoit In Tragic Biopic