Will Ferrell reportedly in talks to play John Madden in new movie


Longtime comedic actor Will Ferrell is in talks to painting the legendary NFL coach John Madden in an upcoming movie at Amazon/MGM, in keeping with a report from Deadline.

The movie will reportedly be titled Madden and be directed by American Hustle filmmaker David O. Russell.

The challenge goes off a 2022 Black Record script by Cambron Clark, although Deadline shared that Russell was reportedly doing rewrites on the challenge earlier than the WGA strike began earlier this month.

Moderately than give attention to Madden’s teaching days, Deadline says the movie will comply with the soccer icon after he left the Oakland Raiders and constructed a brand new profession for himself as a broadcaster, product spokesperson and pioneer within the sports activities online game world.

The unique Black Record-recognized script from Clark targeted on Madden getting his self-titled NFL online game franchise off the bottom.

The Amazon/MGM movie is separate from the Tom Brady-executive produced restricted sequence on Madden’s life that’s reportedly within the works.