Puck Pugilist's Vogue Gig Is Film Fodder

Tough guy/fashionista Avery's stint at style mag generates romantic comedy
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 9, 2008 4:13 PM CDT
Sean Avery, signed in the off-season by the Dallas Stars, delivers the first pitch before a game between the New York Yankees and the Texas Rangers, Aug. 6, 2008, in Arlington, Texas.    (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – New Line Cinema will produce a romantic comedy based on hockey star Sean Avery’s summer internship at Vogue, the Hollywood Reporter notes. “I think it's great to be into something that you care about,” the fashion-savvy Avery said of his apparently odd choice of off-season employment. “But I’m still an athlete who likes to beat the crap out of people.” (Read more Sean Avery stories.)