Here's the Latest on the Upcoming Movie About Former Arizona Cardinal Kurt Warner

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Zachary Levi stars arsenic  Kurt Warner successful  American Underdog.

Zachary Levi stars arsenic Kurt Warner successful American Underdog.

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It's not each NFL subordinate who gets his precise ain biopic.

But erstwhile Arizona Cardinal Kurt Warner's communicative of unexpected sports stardom is getting the movie attraction successful the upcoming movie American Underdog.

American Underdog, which volition beryllium released connected December 10, stars Zachary Levi (Chuck, Tangled) arsenic Warner and Oscar victor Anna Paquin (True Blood, X-Men) arsenic his wife, Brenda. The film, which is directed by Andrew Erwin and Jon Erwin, is being produced by Kingdom Story Company, which has a concern with Lionsgate.

Based connected a two-minute featurette that was released yesterday, which features talking heads of the Warners, Paquin, and Levi, the movie volition chronicle Warner's travel from supermarket clerk to being named Super Bowl MVP successful 2000 erstwhile helium played for the St. Louis Rams.

"I've had truthful galore radical archer me, 'Your communicative is made for Hollywood,'" Warner says successful the featurette.

Based connected the recently released footage, we can't archer if American Underdog volition see immoderate scenes from Warner's 5 seasons with the Arizona Cardinals. But we anticipation so.

Warner isn't the archetypal Arizona Cardinal to person a movie made astir him; a documentary astir the precocious Pat Tillman, The Tillman Story, came retired successful 2010. And helium isn't the lone Arizonan with a movie astir him presently successful the works; Steven Spielberg's quasi-autobiographical film, The Fabelmans, astir his teen years increasing up successful Phoenix, is presently successful pre-production and should beryllium released adjacent year.

Check retired the caller featurette here.

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