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Ellis Hobbs takes his talents to Hollywood

Updated: August 25, 2011, 9:02 PM ET
By Jemele Hill

A freak injury forced 28-year-old Ellis Hobbs to retire from the NFL. But a chance discovery may have sparked a potentially lucrative post-football career.

Hobbs, a six-year pro who quietly retired after suffering a second neck injury while with the Philadelphia Eagles, has uncovered a passion for film production.

Hobbs is the chief financier for the upcoming movie "The Last Fall," a gritty drama about -- what else -- football. Hobbs credits his wife, Monique, ...

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