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20th Century Fox has acquired the life rights to develop a feature based on the life of Kurt Warner. Warner famously went from stocking groceries in Iowa to winning 2 MVPs and a Super Bowl with the St Louis Rams.
“For so long people have told me my life story would make a great movie. I am humbled and thrilled to have found a team as excited as I am to make that happen.”
I am honestly surprised it took this long. It should be a pretty interesting movie and I am interested see if they release this movie in 2015 when Warner is up for the Hall of Fame.
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The rights to the rags-to-riches story that is the life of former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner has been acquired by FOX for future development into a motion picture.
Times are good for Kurt Warner. The former quarterback has a beautiful family, good health and a great gig on the NFL Network.
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20th Century Fox has acquired the rights to make a movie based on former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner’s life, according to a report from Deadline. As part of the deal, Fox has the life rights to Warner’s story and parts of the quarterback’s autobiography. Deadline says Temple Hill partners Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey will [...]
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