by Alex Billington
February 14, 2018
“Respect your elders.” Lionsgate has actually debuted the teaser trailer for the full-length function variation of Uncle Drew, based upon the Pepsi web series about the old timer basketball pro. NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving stars as Uncle Drew, with white hair and a white mustache, a skillful ball gamer who is hired to go back to the court and assist a kid from Harlem recover his regard (and life cost savings). Lil Rel Howery likewise stars, with a completely rockin’ cast consisting of Shaquille O’Neal, Reggie Miller, Nate Robinson, Chris Webber, Erica Ash, Lisa Leslie, with Tiffany Haddish and Nick Kroll This basketball funny idea, Uncle Drew, very first started as a “digital episodic series” made by Pepsi, that ran for 5 years, and is now being made into this film. Many might keep in mind the commercials that aired. Damn, does this film appear like enjoyable.
Here’s the very first teaser trailer (+ poster) for Charles Stone III’s Uncle Drew, direct from YouTube:
After draining his life cost savings to get in a group in the Rucker Classic street ball competition in Harlem, Dax (Lil Rel Howery) is dealt a series of regrettable obstacles, consisting of losing his group to his long time competitor (Nick Kroll). Desperate to win the money and the competition reward, Dax comes across the guy, the misconception, the legend Uncle Drew (NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving) and persuades him to go back to the court one more time. The 2 guys start a trip to assemble Drew’s old basketball team (Shaquille O’Neal, Chris Webber, Reggie Miller, Nate Robinson, and Lisa Leslie) and show that a group of septuagenarians can still win the huge one. Uncle Drew is directed by filmmaker Charles Stone III, of the movies Drumline, Paid completely, Mr 3000, Lila & Eve, and Step Sisters formerly. The movie script is by Jay Longino. Lionsgate will launch Uncle Drew in theaters all over beginning June 29 th this summer season. First impression? Who’s in?
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