Portrait of an American Rebel to
be Made into a Film
Michael Cerenzie and Christine Peters are bringing a Steve McQueen biopic to the
big screen. They have acquired the rights to Marshall Terrill's biography "Steve
McQueen: Portrait of an American Rebel."
The project will primarily chronicle McQueen's Hollywood career, which began in
1956 when the Indiana native got his break in the film Somebody Up There Likes
Cerenzie and Peters are producing alongside Brian Oliver and Chuck Rock of
The book, which was published in paperback in October, also delves into
McQueen's offscreen penchant for motorcycles, fast cars and drugs. Project will
examine his three marriages, including his stormy relationship with Ali McGraw,
as well as his battle against lung cancer.