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George Carlin Biopic in the Works from ‘Moneyball’ Screenwriter

George Carlin is undoubtedly one of the greatest stand-up comedians of all-time, and now—like Lenny Bruce before him—he’ll be the subject of his very own biopic, as the Jackal Group has hired Moneyball screenwriter Stan Chervin to pen the script.

Carlin influenced an entire generation (or two) of comics, and he was known for pushing the envelope with his razor-sharp observations on language, politics, religion, and the world. His “Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television” bit made it all the way to the Supreme Court, though many cable networks have since relaxed their strict rules on swearing, surely much to his chagrin.

Carlin hosted the first Saturday Night Live, recorded 14 HBO comedy specials, wrote three bestselling books, and won five Gra...

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