“Hoosiers” Screenwriter Angelo Pizzo on Bringing Indiana to Life for the Huge Display screen – Indianapolis Month-to-month
The Hollywood veteran attends the Monthly Weekly to share a few behind-the-scenes stories.
A native of Bloomington, Angelo Pizzo is one of the main creative forces behind iconic Indiana sports films like “Hoosiers” and “Rudy” and has worked in the entertainment industry for more than four decades. He attended Monthly Weekly this week to talk about what it took to realistically bring Hoosier basketball culture to life, what Breaking Away was doing wrong about his hometown, how to maintain a career in showbiz, and why he hasn’t seen a new sports film in decades.
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