Lance Armstrong biopic actor takes performance-enhancing drugs as 'research'

Ben Foster reveals he took performance-enhancing drugs as part of his research for filming 'The Program'

Ben Foster as Lance Armstrong in 'The Program'

Ben Foster is an actor known for going above and beyond in the name of research for his roles, so when cast as Lance Armstrong in the film 'The Program' he felt he needed to take the same performance-enhancing drugs as the Texan rider.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.