American Underdog The Kurt Warner Story: Anna Paquin To Star Opposite Zachary Levi


Deadline is exclusively reporting that Anna Paquin has signed up to star opposite Zachary Levi in the upcoming biopic drama American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story at Lionsgate.

 

The film, based on his interviews, as well as his memoir ‘All Things Possible: My Story of Faith, Football and the First Miracle Season’, chronicles the story of how Kurt Warner went from stocking shelves at a supermarket to become a two-time NFL MVP, Super Bowl MVP and Hall of Fame quarterback. Kurt Warner played in the NFL from 1994 to 2008 and is regarded as one of the top undrafted players in NFL history.

 

Anna Paquin (whose recent credits include The Irishman and Flack) will be playing the role of Kurt’s wife Brenda Warner.

 

The Erwin Brothers, Jon and Andrew, will be directing the film, with the screenplay written by David Aaron Cohen, Jon Gunn and Jon Erwin, with the Erwin Brothers also serving as producers under their Kingdom Story Company banner alongside Mark Ciardi and Kevin Downes. Kurt and Brenda Warner will serve as co-producers.

 

Jim Miller and Chelsea Kujawa are overseeing the film for Lionsgate.

One response to “American Underdog The Kurt Warner Story: Anna Paquin To Star Opposite Zachary Levi

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