WILLIAM J. KOLE, Related Press
BOSTON (AP) — Tom Brady: The Film?
A brand new e-book and a serious movement image are within the works concerning the New England Patriots’ star quarterback and the “Deflategate” suspension he overcame to earn an unprecedented fifth Tremendous Bowl ring.
However Patriots Nation appears ambivalent, and Brady’s foes say they’ll take a move.
“The Tom Brady film is such a nasty concept! The dude is so uninteresting and has every little thing,” stated Trevor Twidwell, a Kansas Metropolis Chiefs fan from Tucson, Arizona, capturing dislike for Brady and the Patriots outdoors New England.
Bestselling writer Casey Sherman and Boston author Dave Wedge are collaborating on the e-book underneath the working title “Let’s Go!” — Brady’s rallying cry. The pair co-authored “Boston Robust,” which helped encourage “Patriots Day,” a 2017 Lionsgate launch starring Mark Wahlberg concerning the lethal 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.
Sherman’s novel, “The Best Hours,” concerning the Coast Guard’s 1952 rescue of 30 crewmen aboard a sinking tanker off Cape Cod, additionally was made right into a film launched by Walt Disney Footage final yr starring Chris Pine and Casey Affleck.
Sherman is working with Academy Award-nominated screenwriters Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson on the ebook and movie about Brady “and his group’s miraculous come-from-behind win” within the Tremendous Bowl in February.
After serving a 4-recreation suspension for his position in using underinflated footballs through the 2015 playoffs, Brady returned to steer the Patriots to their fifth NFL championship with a shocking 34-28 comeback win in extra time towards the Atlanta Falcons.
Sherman, a local New Englander, likens it to Muhammad Ali’s epic upset of George Foreman within the 1974 “Rumble within the Jungle” battle.
“Each males, each athletes needed to overcome challenges off the sector and out of doors the ring to realize sports activities immortality,” Sherman stated.
However the film, focused for launch in 2018, already is being panned. And never simply by those that take a cynical view of Brady’s appears and supermodel spouse, or assume the Patriots are cheaters.
“The worst films are tacky and predictable,” stated Boston sports activities commentator and blogger Alex Reimer. “The actual-life drama of the Patriots storming again from a 25-level deficit in Tremendous Bowl fifty one, after which accepting the Lombardi Trophy from Roger Goodell, was sufficient by itself.”
Brady himself gained’t have a hand within the movie, agent Don Yee advised The Related Press on…