Tom Brady is to produce and appear in a new football-themed film.
The 44-year-old NFL legend officially announced his retirement earlier this month, and he now looks set to team up with Hollywood icons Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sally Field and Rita Moreno on the film.” 80 for Brady”.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Paramount Pictures and Endeavor Content are making the film, which will be directed by Kyle Marvin.
It will see Fonda, Tomlin, Field and Moreno play four best friends and fans of the NFL team, the New England Patriots – for whom Brady previously played – who set off on a life-changing journey to the 2017 Super Bowl. to see the iconic quarterback in action.
Brady was reportedly part of the film’s development alongside Donna Gigliotti and Endeavor Content.
The sports icon has won a record seven Super Bowls in 22 stellar seasons in the sport, and he confirmed his retirement on Feb. 1.
In a statement, Brady – who has spent the past two seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers – wrote: “I have always believed that the sport of football is an ‘all-in’ preposition – if a 100% competitive commitment isn’t there, you won’t be successful, and success is what I love so much about our game.
“Every day there is a physical, mental and emotional challenge that has allowed me to maximize my highest potential. And I have done my best for the past 22 years. There is no shortcut to success. success in the field or in life.
“It’s hard for me to write, but here goes: I’m not going to commit to competition anymore. I’ve loved my career in the NFL, and now it’s time to focus my time and energy on other things that need my attention. .
“I thought a lot last week and asked myself some tough questions. And I’m so proud of what we’ve achieved. My teammates, coaches, other competitors and fans deserve 100% of me, but right now, it is better that I leave the playing field to the next generation of dedicated and committed athletes.”