Paramount+ announced its upcoming family, sports comedy “Fantasy Football” starring Marsai Martin, Omari Hardwick, Kelly Rowland and Rome Flynn will premiere exclusively to the service this Fall. Check out first look photos from the film inside.
“Fantasy Football” is a hilarious and heartwsarming father-daughter sports fantasy. Everything changes when Callie A. Coleman (Martin) discovers she can magically control her father, Bobby’s (Hardwick) performance on the football field. When Callie plays as her dad, a running back for the Atlanta Falcons, in EA SPORTS Madden NFL 23, Bobby is transformed from a fumblitis-plagued journeyman to a star running back bound for superstardom alongside his daughter and wife Keisha (Kelly Rowland). With the NFL Playoffs looming and the pressures of Callie’s new commitment to her friends on the robotics team mounting, the two must forge ahead to keep the magic a secret as they juggle the highs and lows of their newfound success, all as they rediscover what it really means to be a family.
Alongside the film’s stars Martin, Hardwick, Rowland and Flynn, the fantasy film will also star Elijah Richardson, Hanani Taylor, Abigail Killmeier, Tyla Harris and Isac Ivan.
It’s produced in partnership with The SpringHill Company’s Emmy award-winning studio team founded by LeBron James and Maverick Carter and Genius Entertainment, spearheaded by Marsai Martin, Joshua Martin and Carol Martin. Produced in association with NFL Films and with the support of EA SPORTS, the Atlanta Falcons and Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the movie is directed by Anton Cropper, written by Zoe Marshall and Dan Gurewitch & David Young, and is based on an original screenplay by Richard T. Jones & Jeremy Loethen and Tim Ogletree. LeBron James, Spencer Beighley, Jamal Henderson, Marsai Martin, Joshua Martin and Timothy Bourne serve as producers. Maverick Carter, Jamila Jordan-Theus and Syrinthia Studer are executive producers.
Check out a few stills from the film below:
“Fantasy Football” will premiere exclusively to Paramount+ on Friday, November 25.
First Look Photos From Paramount+ ‘Fantasy Football’ Film Starring Marsai Martin & Omari Hardwick was originally published on globalgrind.com