Vernon Davis continues to ‘Torpedo’ the competition

The short has been voted to the top in the Project Greenlight competition.

By Chicago Tribune Staff

Beware, “Captain America,” “Captain Torpedo” is coming for your spot.

The comedic short film, which stars San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, survived the latest cut in HBO’s Project Greenlight competition to reach the final 10.

Davis plays Captain Torpedo, who would be a lot like Captain America if the Marvel superhero’s only weakness were seaweed. “Torpedo” is directed by Julien Lasseur.

The winning entry will be announcedon November 7th.

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