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Sports Movies that Should be Made

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13 Americans- The story of the 1992 USA Olympic Men’s Basketball Team. It will depict the domination of the team, as well as the behind the scenes goings-on. It will mainly follow the lives of the 12 players and their head coach, Chuck Daly.
Main Cast- Michael B. Jordan will play Scottie Pippen; Phillip Seymour Hoffman will play Chuck Daly; Tristan Wilds will play Michael Jordan; Ryan McPartlin will play Larry Bird

From Left: Jordan, Hoffman, Wilds, McPartlin

From Left: Jordan, Hoffman, Wilds, McPartlin

The Book of Manning– the movie will follow an extremely similar, if not exact, storyline to that of the ESPN documentary of the same name. It will follow the lives of Eli, Peyton, Cooper, and Archie Manning.
Main Cast- Edward Norton will play Peyton Manning; Colin Hanks will play Eli Manning; Tobey Maguire will play Cooper Manning; Gary Oldman will play Archie Manning

From Left: Norton, Hanks, Maguire, Oldman

From Left: Norton, Hanks, Maguire, Oldman

Knuckles to the Heart– this film will follow R.A. Dickey, from his days of adolescence up until his time with his current team, the Toronto Blue Jays.
Main Cast- Brad Pitt will play Player R.A.; Joel Courtney will play Teenage R.A...

From Left: Pitt, Courtney

From Left: Pitt, Courtney

Lance*– this film will show both the dark and light sides of Lance Armstrong. Today, people only see the bad, and people used to only see the good. This film would remind everybody how great Lance truly was.
Main Cast- Matt Damon will play Lance Armstrong; Carrie Underwood will play Sheryl Crow; Kevin McKidd will play Floyd Landis.

From Left: Damon, Underwood, McKidd

From Left: Damon, Underwood, McKidd

Manti– this film will not only showcase the excellent Notre Dame football career of Manti Teo, but more importantly, the whole “fake girlfriend saga”. This film could help people understand that Teo’s only fault in this situation was his being an idiot and believing everything, and that he didn’t fake his girlfriend’s death.
Main Cast- Jesse Metcalfe will play Manti Teo; Shalim Ortiz will play Roniah Tuiasosopo; Russell Crowe will play Brian Kelly.

From Left: Metcalfe, Ortiz, Crowe

From Left: Metcalfe, Ortiz, Crowe

More Than a Game– This movie will have the same basic story as the documentary with the same name. It will also continue into his NBA years, as that wasn’t part of the original documentary.
Main Cast- Idris Elba will play LeBron James; Brandon T. Jackson will play Dru Joyce; Omar Epps will play Dwyane Wade.

From Left: Elba, Jackson, Epps

From Left: Elba, Jackson, Epps

Tebow Mania– This film will focus on Tim Tebow’s football days, particularly with the Florida Gators and Denver Broncos. It will focus on “Tebow Mania”- the short time period in which the entire country was captivated with Tim Tebow, particularly ESPN’s Skip Bayless.
Main Cast- Kellan Lutz will play Tim Tebow; Ralph Fiennes will play Urban Meyer

From Left: Lutz, Fiennes

From Left: Lutz, Fiennes

Houston’s Quarterback– This movie, based on Case Keenum’s life, will showcase all of the opportunities in which he was passed on. A star high school quarterback from Abilene, Texas, he was passed on by Abilene Christian University. The most passing yards and touchdowns in NCAA Football history, yet he was passed on with all 253 picks of the 2012 NFL Draft. His only tryout was a local open tryout for the Houston Texans, and he’s made the most of this opportunity.
Main Cast- Josh Hutcherson will play Case Keenum; Taye Diggs will play Kevin Sumlin

From Left: Hutcherson, Diggs

From Left: Hutcherson, Diggs

ROIDS– This movie will depict all of the goings on of the MLB’s “Steroid Era”. It will take looks into the lives of many prominent figures from this era, such as Barry Bonds, Bud Selig, and Mark McGwire.
Main Cast- Chadwick Boseman will play Sammy Sosa; David Oyelowo will play Barry Bonds; Michael Fassbender will play Mark McGwire; Alex O’Loughlin will play Roger Clemens; Jeremy Irons will play Bud Selig

From Left: Boseman, Oyelowo, Fassbender, O'Loughlin, Irons

From Left: Boseman, Oyelowo, Fassbender, O’Loughlin, Irons

Shaq and Kobe– This will depict the Lakers glory days of the late 1990s/early 2000s. Of course, Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant, as well as their relationship, will be the main focus of the movie.
Main Cast- Tyrese Gibson will play Kobe Bryant; Quinton Aaron will play Shaquille O’Neal; Jeff Bridges will play Phil Jackson

From Left: Gibson, Aaron, Bridges

From Left: Gibson, Aaron, Bridges

Comment your ideas for which athletes and sports events should have their own movie!

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