VIDEO: See First Look of BRIAN BANKS Starring Greg Kinnear and Aldis Hodge
From director Tom Shadyac (Bruce Almighty, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Liar Liar), watch the debut clip from his latest feature film, Brian Banks, which makes its world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival on Saturday, September 22 at 3:30pm PST at the Arclight Culver City.
Starring Aldis Hodge, Greg Kinnear, Sherri Shepherd, Melanie Liburd, Xosha Roquemore and Tiffany Dupont, Brian Banks tells the inspirational drama, based on a true story, of the wrongful imprisonment and ultimate exoneration of Brian Banks - an all-American high-school football player committed to USC by his junior year, whose life was upended when a classmate falsely accused him of rape.
Watch the debut movie clip below!
Brian Banks, an all-American football player for Long Beach Polytechnic is already committed to USC in 2002 when he is falsely accused of rape during his junior year of high school. Despite fiercely maintaining his innocence, he is railroaded through the judicial system, sentenced to a decade of prison/parole, and forced to register as a sex offender. Driven by the same determination and focus that propelled him as an athlete, Banks fights to clear his name. Ultimately, with the help of the California Innocence Project, Bank's conviction is overturned in 2012 and he is free to pursue his NFL dream.