20th Century Fox buys movie rights to Kurt Warner story

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Nearly 14 years ago, a low hit from Rodney Harrison ended Trent Green’s season — and launched Kurt Warner’s career.

It seemed like a story straight out of Hollywood.  Now, Hollywood finally is catching up.

According to Deadline.com, 20th Century Fox has acquired the rights to develop a feature based on the life of a guy who went from Northern Iowa to the fringes of the Packers roster to bagging groceries to the Arena Football League to three Super Bowl appearances, two league MVP awards, and one Super Bowl win to cap his first season as a starting quarterback.

Temple Hill will produce the film, which will be based in part on Warner’s autobiography, All Things Possible.

There’s no timetable for the release, but with Warner up for consideration for the Hall of Fame in early 2015, it would make sense to have it ready to go in August of that year.

Meanwhile, feel free to make some guesses about who’ll portray the key players in the film.  Including coach Dick Vermeil, who will be a character in a major motion picture for the second time in a decade.