The coach known for his brash personality and his famous anti-Patriots quote ...
"I never came here to kiss Bill Belichick's rings," Ryan said Wednesday in an interview on WFAN. "I came here to win, let's put it that way.... I'm certainly not intimidated by New England or anybody else."
... will play a Patriots fan, according to the New York Daily News in a new Adam Sandler movie titled "I Hate You, Dad".
Specifically, Ryan plays a Boston lawyer, who's client is Adam Sandler's character.
"He's my lawyer," Sandler told [Rich] Eisen. "My character . . . is kind of a dirtbag guy and he's in trouble. Rex is an inexpensive lawyer in town. He takes care of me ..."
Sandler on Ryan's cooperation and acting skills:
"He was great enough to be loose and funny about it. He talks about (Tom) Brady. He talks about Coach Belichick. He's really cool."
"I saw Coach running lines with two nice girls that work for the Jets. Just seeing the coach in the lobby doing his lines and memorizing them, closing his eyes. Then he put on a suit. Kind of a goofy suit. And he did great. . . . He did nail it.
The movie was filmed last summer and is expected to be released during the summer of 2012. Other cast member include Leighton Meester, Andy Sandberg and Vanilla Ice.