Life as a movie: Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is ready for his close-up as he takes to the oval and the big screen.

Updated: April 1, 2003, 12:13 PM ET
WORKING TITLE: Ten Feet Tall and Bulletproof

THE PITCH : Shy kid grows up in shadow of father's celebrity. Behind the wheel of a NASCAR roadster, he overcomes insecurities to become a champion in his own right.