STXfilms has released the trailer and poster for National Champions, the sports drama opening in theaters on December 10, 2021. You can watch the trailer below and you’ll find the poster underneath.
Directed by Ric Roman Waugh (Greenland, Angel Has Fallen), the film stars Stephan James, J. K. Simmons, Alexander Ludwig, Lil Rel Howery, Tim Blake Nelson, Russell Wilson, Andrew Bachelor, Jeffrey Donovan, David Koechner with Kristin Chenoweth with Timothy Olyphant and Uzo Aduba.
Three days before the college football national championship game, star quarterback LeMarcus James (Stephan James) and teammate Emmett Sunday (Alexander Ludwig) ignite a player’s strike, declaring they won’t compete until all student-athletes are fairly compensated.
With billions of dollars at risk and legacies on the line, the stakes could not be higher.
Now, with only hours until kickoff, the head coach (J.K. Simmons) and various power brokers (Lil Rel Howery, Tim Blake Nelson, Andrew Bachelor, Jeffrey Donovan, David Koechner, Kristin Chenoweth, Timothy Olyphant, Uzo Aduba) must race against the clock to protect or destroy the prevailing collegiate athletics system.
Written by Adam Mervis, based on his play, the film is produced by Basil Iwanyk and Brendon Boyea of Thunder Road Films and Greg Economou of game1.
Jonathan Fuhrman of Thunder Road Films, Matthew Helderman, Christian Mercuri of The Captone Group, and Adam Mervis, Luke Taylor of Bondit Media Capital, Michael Smith are executive producers.
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