Today in this article we will be talking about the American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story. It is an upcoming 2021 Hollywood biopic based on Kurt Warner who is a former football Signal Caller Quarterback. It is directed by Jon Erwin and Andrew Erwin whereas it is produced by Kevin Downes, Jon Erwin, and Andrew Erwin under the production company Kingdom story Company.
It is written by Jon Erwin along with Jon Gunn and David Aaron Cohen whereas it is distributed by Lionsgate. Kurtis Eugene Warner is born on 22nd June 1971 in Burlington, Iowa. He started playing his football in 1989 when he was at Regis High School in Cedar Rapids. Later he graduated in 1993 from the University of Northern Iowa. Warner was named the Gateway conderence’s offensive player of that year and his official football journey begins. This film is based on Kurt Warner, telling the story of how he left his job to play in the National Football League(NFL).
Earlier the pre-production of the film has started on 2nd May 2020. In between the production got suspended due to the Covid -19 pandemic. Recently the production has been resumed.
American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story Release Date
Due to the postponing of the film’s shooting, the release date has also got postponed for almost one year which was earlier scheduled to be released on 18th December 2020. Now, the final released date has been confirmed. Officially, the movie is scheduled to be released on 10th December 2021.
The main cast who will be playing a role in this movie is Zachary Levi as Kurt Warner who is playing the role of NFL star and Cole Sprouse etc.
Kurt Warner was working in a grocery shop as a stock clerk, due to his passion, later he becomes an NFL quarterback followed by Super Bowl Champion and then Pro football Hall of Famer. His journey for NFL started in 1994 when he invited to the green bay packers training camp. Later he turned to the Arena football League (AFL) in 1995 and got signed with Iowa Barnstormers. He got a tryout with the Chicago bears before the 1997 AFL season, but due to injury, he couldn’t attend. In 1998 he got a chance to play for Amsterdam Admirals followed by St. Louis Rams in 1998 till 2003. Later in 2004, he signed a one-year $3 million deal with the New York Giants followed by a signed $4-million one-year contract with Arizona Cardinals. So overall, in this film we will be seeing Kurt Warner’s journey to play in NFL, including he leaving his job at a supermarket just to become a super bowl-winning quarterback in National Football League(NFL). A great successful biopic story we will soon be getting to see in theaters. For more such updates, keep reading and stay tuned with us.