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Showtime, CBS Sports Collaborate on Lawrence Taylor Doc

Film will be first-ever in-depth look into the former Giants linebacker's infamous off-field activities 10/11/2012 09:32:57 AM Eastern

Showtime and CBS Sports will collaborate on a documentary about Hall of Fame football player Lawrence Taylor, that will debut on the pay cabler early next year.

LT: The Life and Times
will take an in-depth look into Taylor's life, featuring never-before-heard stories from Taylor, his family, his former teammates and coaches on his playing days with the New York Giants and his infamous off-field activities.

The announcement was made on Wednesday night's Inside the NFL, which featured Taylor as a guest. Taylor said of the film, "When they first approached me with it I said, ‘No way.  I'm not going to do that. I'm not going to put my life on display.'  But hell, my life is already on display so I decided to go with it and see how it turns out."

The production of LT: The Life and Times will be a collaboration between Showtime Sports and CBS Sports, in association with NFL Films. It will be directed and produced CBS Sports' creative director, Pete Radovich, Jr., who directed A Game of Honor. CBS Sports coordinating producer Steve Karasik will co-produce.

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