Zachary Levi is Kurt Warner in Teaser Trailer for 'American Underdog'
by Alex Billington
September 21, 2021
"Coach - I can win for you!" Lionsgate has revealed a teaser for their big football movie titled American Underdog, opening in theaters on Christmas Day later this year. They're really hoping to get people out to theaters during the holidays. 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. Zachary Levi stars as Kurt, with a cast including Anna Paquin, Dennis Quaid, Adam Baldwin, Bruce McGill, Ser'Darius Blain, Chance Kelly, Morgana Shaw, and Brett Varvel. The film centers on Warner's unique story and years of challenges and setbacks that could have derailed his aspirations to become an NFL player – but just when his dreams seemed all but out of reach, only with the support of his wife and the encouragement of his family, coaches, and teammates that Kurt Warner perseveres and finds the strength to show the world the champion that he already is. A tale as old as America: you gotta have that faith or you can't succeed! Believe.
Here's the teaser trailer (+ poster) for Andrew Erwin & Jon Erwin's American Underdog, from YouTube:
Tells the inspirational true story of Kurt Warner (Zachary Levi), who went from a stockboy at a grocery store to a two-time NFL MVP, Super Bowl champion, and Hall of Fame quarterback. The film centers on Warner's unique story and years of challenges and setbacks that could have derailed his aspirations to become an NFL player – but just when his dreams seemed all but out of reach, it is only with the support of his wife, Brenda (Anna Paquin) and the encouragement of his family, coaches, and teammates that Warner perseveres and finds the strength to show the world the champion that he already is. American Underdog is an uplifting story proving that anything is possible when you have determination, faith, and family. American Underdog is directed by American filmmakers Andrew Erwin & Jon Erwin, aka the Erwin Brothers, directors of the films October Baby, Moms' Night Out, Woodlawn, I Can Only Imagine, and I Still Believe previously. The screenplay is by David Aaron Cohen, Jon Erwin, and Jon Gunn. Lionsgate will debut American Underdog in theaters starting Christmas Day, on December 25th, 2021 (Sunday).
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