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Full Scoop: Q&A with Antonio Salliant, the creator of “Knights 58”

Article by Darren Cooper, Local Sports Columnist, @VarsityAces

For space considerations in the newspaper, I had to trim portions of my interview with film director Antonio Salliant about his plans for a "Knights 58" movie about the 1979 Old Tappan football team. Here is the full transcript of our exchange.

Is there really going to be a movie?

Yes, indeed! Knights 58 brings a massive level of expectations, but that doesn’t phase me at all. I just focus to make my movie, I just don’t think too much about that kind of stuff as a filmmaker because it only screws with your head. I’m just trying to tell a good story and make my movie.

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