- The first “trailer” for American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story has hit the internet.
- Starring Shazam! star Zachary Levi, the film tells the story of Warner’s NFL journey.
- American Underdog is currently scheduled to hit theaters on December 10.
Before we dive into American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story, let me say this: it’s a dream of mine to write a movie someday, so most of the people involved in this project are literally living out my dream. I am not trying intentionally disparage the work of anyone involved in this — I am merely providing the bridge between you, the reader, and the greater opinion of the world wide web. And let me tell ya, the internet has been having an absolute field day with American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story, which released its first trailer/featurette this morning:
Chase your dream. Watch an exclusive behind-the-scenes look of American Underdog – in theaters this December. pic.twitter.com/IQbjwLTsgO
— American Underdog (@AmericanUnderdg) July 7, 2021
Not only were football fans generally surprised by the news of a Kurt Warner movie but were stunned by the quality of the trailer, which is perhaps best described as looking like one of those aggressively upbeat pharmaceutical commercials for medicines like Cialis or Allegra.
I like that the trailer for Kurt Warner: The Movie is just 75 percent Kurt Warner saying "yeah, my story is REALLY amazing. This is going to be a good movie because my life has been really cool" https://t.co/65WS1gNDon
— Rodger Sherman (@rodger) July 7, 2021
That Kurt Warner movie looks like it took them about 45 minutes to film
— Calico Cut Pants (@TheLesterLee) July 7, 2021
The Kurt Warner movie looks like it was filmed inside a realy good video game from 2015 pic.twitter.com/OKUtpNCk5u
— PFTCommenter (@PFTCommenter) July 7, 2021
Why is there even a Kurt Warner movie being made in the first place? pic.twitter.com/tO5BmcLkCk
— Sheesh 🥵🚀 (@_DJRouse) July 7, 2021
looks like they’re making a kurt warner movie! i’m a big football guy so i’ll probably check that one out. and of course you know, kurt warner, he was really good for a while there. those rams could really light up the scoreboard back then. anyways, i’ll probably check it out
— Jon Bois (@jon_bois) July 7, 2021
I will give them credit for casting Dennis quaid as Kurt Warner’s wife, that is spot on pic.twitter.com/VfYuK67qx7
— Fraser Ramon (@SteveMerkle9) July 7, 2021
Call me crazy but I don't remember Kurt Warner looking like this. pic.twitter.com/dqt4YKcWli
— Addicted to Helmets (@addicted2helmet) July 7, 2021
Hearing from sources that the Palme D'or frontrunner right now is the Kurt Warner movie.
— Austin Shermer (@AustinShermer) July 7, 2021
Wait… They’re making a Kurt Warner movie? But why?
— Mike Pizza (@JayTee524) July 7, 2021
Absolutely nobody: “this new Kurt Warner movie looks terrific!” pic.twitter.com/p6Xt2gaKAq
— Peep (@PeepsBurgh) July 7, 2021
Here’s the official synopsis for American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story, via IMDB:
The story of NFL MVP and Hall of Fame quarterback, Kurt Warner, who went from stocking shelves at a supermarket to becoming an American Football star.
At this time, American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story — which stars Zachary Levi as the titular quarterback, X-Men alum Anna Paquin as his wife Brenda Warner, Dennis Quaid as Super Bowl-winning head coach Dick Vermeil, Cindy Hogan as Sue Warner, Ser’Darius Blain as Mike Hudnutt, Adam Baldwin as Terry Allen, Bruce McGill as Jim Foster, and more — is scheduled to hit theaters in the United States on Friday, December 10.