EXCLUSIVE: Mary Stuart Masterson (Blindspot), Rob Corddry (The Unicorn), Brandon Flynn (13 Reasons Why), Corey Knight (We Are Who We Are) and Terayle (Judas and the Black Messiah) are becoming a member of Michael Chiklis in The Senior, a soccer drama that Rod Lurie (The Outpost, The Last Castle) is directing from a screenplay by Bob Eisele (The Great Debaters), which is getting into manufacturing in Texas this fall.
The movie from Wayfarer Studios and Select Films relies on the true story of Mike Flynt (Chiklis), who was kicked off his collegiate soccer crew 37 years in the past for an altercation with one other teammate. Now, at age 59, Mike decides to return to school to complete his diploma and check out for the varsity crew in an try and redeem his previous.
Masterson will play Mike’s spouse Eileen, a voice of cause who provides powerful love, whereas supporting her husband’s dream.
Corddry will play Sam Weston, the Sul Ross University soccer coach who sees nice drive, expertise, and ambition inside Flynt, and is conscious of the challenges that he’ll face taking part in the sport at nearly 60 years of age.
Flynn will painting Mike’s son, Micah, a university lecturer whose relationship with him is contentious, with Knight as Jeremy Cartwright, one of many elder Flynt’s 20-year-old soccer teammates with whom he forges a bond, and Terayle as younger, adversarial teammate Jamal Johnson.
Wayfarer Studios (Disney+’s Clouds) is absolutely financing the movie, with co-founders Justin Baldoni and Steve Sarowitz producing. The project was developed and might be produced by Select Films’ Mark Ciardi and Campbell McInnes, in affiliation with Ten Acre Films’ Jonathan Duffy and Kelly Williams, who will function exec producers. Wayfarer President of Production Andrew Calof will oversee and produce alongside COO Manu Garg and SVP of Scripted Development and Production, Tracy Ryerson.
Masterson is represented by Buchwald and Untitled Entertainment; Corddry by WME, Artists First, and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller; Flynn by UTA and Untitled Entertainment; Knight by Innovative Artists and Robersons Artist Management; Terayle by Innovative Artists, Crackerjack Management East, and Talent Connect.