Anna Paquin Set To Star In American Underdog The Kurt Warner Story’ Opposite Zachary Levi

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EXCLUSIVE: We have just learned that The Piano Best Oscar winner Anna Paquin has landed the lead in Kingdom Story Company and Lionsgate’s American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story opposite Za…

), and it’s based upon interviews with Warner as well as Warner’s memoir,
All Things Possible: My Story of Faith, Football and the First Miracle Season
. Kurt Warner and Brenda Warner are co-producing.
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American Underdog
re-teams Levi with brothers Jon and Andrew Erwin, who are directing the movie. Levi recently starred in the Erwins’ faith-based movie
The Unbreakable Boy.
They’ll be joined by Kevin Downes to produce through their Kingdom banner. The feature also teams the Kingdom Story Company filmmakers with sports film producer Mark Ciardi (
The Rookie, Miracle, Secretariat, Million Dollar Arm, McFarland, USA
).

Jim Miller and Chelsea Kujawa are overseeing the film for Lionsgate. Phil Strina oversaw the negotiation on behalf of the studio.
Paquin’s casting comes in the wake of her signing with the
Agency. Previously, the Canadian actress was at William Morris since she was 11-years old, when she took home the Oscar for 
The Piano, 
becoming the second youngest to win a Best Supporting Actress at that age after Tatum O’Neal (10 years old, for
Paper Moon
Paquin’s most recent work includes roles in Martin Scorsese’s
The Irishman

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