The Trailer For The Kurt Warner Biopic Looks Like A Pharmaceutical Commercial

American Underdog

Lionsgate


  • 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:

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.

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.

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