I`ve seen 2 tennis-themed movies: Wimbledon [starring Kirsten Dunst] and Players [starring Ali McGraw], and both of them were quite dull flops
In the wake of Agassi`s tell-all admissions about his drug use & wig use in his biography i thought his life would be a good basis for a movie. Actually i already thought his crazy rollercoaster career would make a good movie ever since he completed the calendar slam in 1999, and his book reminded me why i thought so~~.
So a movie about Agassi`s life would be a serious bio-pic type of movie.
Another idea i had was a Will Ferrel style tennis comedy flick, similar to the way they took the piss out of figure skating in Blades of Glory, or car racing in Taladeega Nights. I imagined that Will Ferrel is too old & fat to play a current tennis player, so he could play someone on the seniors tour, or his character could be as a crazy overbearing father-coach type figure to a younger comedian player.
If they do make another tennis-themed movie i hope its not just set at Wimbledon [as Wimbledon & Players were]. Hopefully the movie could follow them throughout the year to the various locations. There would be a lot of opportunities for comedy, such as stupid journalist questions, crazy fanboy/fangirl encounters, weird love triangle affairs [think Verdasco-Ivanovic-Wozniaki], or crazy post final ceremonies [think Dick Enberg not allowing Delpo to speak Spanish, or the Chinese lady flirting with Djoko in Beijing]..
I want to see a good tennis movie, and i think it could help with the popularity of the sport
Opinions, suggestions - what do you think