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Dennis Rodman is lastly getting the movie-star remedy his outfits deserve. 48 Hours in Vegas, produced by Phil Lord and Chris Miller for Lionsgate, will recap the basketball legend’s two-day romp by means of Las Vegas proper in the midst of the 1998 NBA Finals. “Dennis refused to follow the herd,” Lord and Miller mentioned in a press release unique to Deadline. “That is what made him a target and it’s also what made him a star. His weekend in Las Vegas is full of fun and hijinks but it is also full of important questions about the way public figures, and workers are treated, especially when their individuality is expressed so vividly.” Based mostly on a screenplay by Jordan VanDina, the movie sees Rodman, who additionally government produces, residing life in Sin Metropolis whereas dragging round his nervous assistant common supervisor. In the meantime, his workforce — you already know, the Chicago Bulls — was targeted on carrying out its second threepeat in eight years. Rodman’s priorities simply so occurred to incorporate a respite in Vegas along with his then-girlfriend Carmen Electra. The facility ahead famously overspent the 48 hours coach Phil Jackson allotted him and needed to be picked up by Michael Jordan himself. “We had to go get his ass out of bed,” Jordan recalled within the 2020 documentary The Final Dance. However did they win the Finals? We received’t be spoiling that publicly searchable truth, no siree. Received’t catch us slipping.