An Irish sports journalist is convinced that Lance Armstrong's performances during the victories at Tour de France, are fueled by banned substances, starts hunting for strong evidence that will expose Armstrong.
Miscellaneous A number of The Sunday Times newspaper front pages on display around the office were published after the time the scenes are set. Most notably, the front cover depicting English Rugby player Johnny Wilkinson winning the 2003 World cup in a scene set in 2001.
Factual Mistake In many of the scenes showing Armstrong riding in his early tour wins he is seen wearing Oakley Radar Sunglasses that were not yet released.
Foster admitted the emotional storyline about the disgraced cyclist took more a toll on him than the physical demands of the role.
Stephen Frears told The Hollywood Reporter that he cast Guillaume Canet - a French actor who barely speaks English, to play Italian doctor Michele Ferrari because he couldn't find an Italian actor who speaks English.
In an interview with The Guardian, Ben Foster admitted to taking performance-enhancing drugs under medical supervision to prepare for the role
The film is based on Walsh's book "Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong".
British cyclist David Millar was Cycling Consultant to the film.
Sign up and get access to some cool features. Create watchlists, check in at movies, rate them or even write whole reviews! You can also share literally everything on Moviebuff with your friends, enemies, frenemies, family, babysitter or pets. Is that enough incentive for you?