Adam Sandler plays basketball scout who tries to help a foreign player succeed in the NBA
Netflix has released the first trailer for “Throwing High”, its latest feature starring the actor Adam Sandlerwhich debuts on the platform on June 8.
In history, sandler lives a scout for a basketball team who is in a downturn in his career and discovers an exceptional player abroad and takes the phenomenon to the USA without his team’s approval. Now, the duo has just one chance to fight for a spot in the NBA.
The film is produced by sandler and by the ace LeBron James. The list also includes Ben Foster (“At any cost”), Queen Latifah (“Taxi”), Robert Duvall (“Apocalypse Now”) and the basketball player Juancho Hernangomezof the Utah Jazz, in his acting debut.
“Throwing Alto” is directed by Jeremiah Zagar (“We The Animals”), and screenplay by Will Fetters (“A Star Is Born”) and Taylor Maternal (“One Week to Three”). The premiere is scheduled for June 10 on Netflix. Watch the trailer:
NETFLIX IN 2022
The film is part of a package of original releases that Netflix has promised for 2022. Among the main highlights are the sequels to “Between Knives and Secrets”, acquired by the platform for millionaire value after success in theaters, and “Enola Holmes”, with Millie Bobby Brown (“Stranger Things”).
Other notable announced releases include “The School For Good And Evil”, featuring Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington; “Double Journey”, starring Jamie Foxx; “The Good Nurse”, featuring Eddie Redmayne and Jessica Chastain; “Pinocchio” by Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson; “The Mother”, directed by Niki Caro and starring Jennifer Lopez; “Hidden Agent”, run by the Russo brothers; “Blonde”, starring Ana de Armas; “The Pale Blue Eye”, featuring Christian Bale, Gillian Anderson and Robert Duvallamong others.
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