Actors, Zac Efron, Robert Pattinson and Andrew Garfield are reportedly in line to play the role of Leicester City and England striker Jamie Vardy. Read On!
The popular football player, Jamie Vardy is rumored to have a debut in Hollywood as renowned screenwriter Adrian Butchart expressed his desire to make a movie based on the player’s rags-to-riches life.
According to ITV News, Butchart is interested in Vardy’s “rise from a non-league-footballer to a top-flight-record-breaker” story. It is also a way to honor the athlete as he was able to put his name in football’s history books by “scoring 11th consecutive Premiere League game against Manchester United.”
The Sun reported that the screenwriter who is known for his penning successful football films such as “Goal” reportedly went to Tinseltown this week to have meetings about Vardy’s life story—a former factory who turned out to be one of the most unbeaten footballers of all time. Butchart is rumored to be in talks on how to turn the footballer’s life story into a blockbuster film.
Rumor has it that the writer is choosing who among Zac Efron, Robert Pattinson, and Andrew Garfield is the best to play the lead role. However, it seems like one actor stood among the rest.
Goal revealed that bookmakers are currently taking the side of Efron to play as the record breaker footballer as he already proved that he is indeed not only a versatile actor but an influential as two of his recent movies; “Neighbors” and “The Awkward Moment” became a breakthrough of his career.
On the other hand, there are also talks that Jamie Vardy can play as himself in the film! it would definitely be awesome to see him not only in the games but also in the big screen!
As of writing, confirmation about the footballer’s movie is yet to be announced.