Deadline reported, Sterling K. Brown has been cast to star in ‘Rise.’
Based from a true story, the sports biopic will be produced by AFFIRM Films (Sony Pictures), Crystal City Entertainment and Gulfstream Pictures. Brown is set to portray Coach Willie Davis, he’s a former junior-high janitor who became a coach; he’ll make an impact on the lives of the people around him.
Kevin Rodney Sullivan is attached to direct. This biopic is slated for April 10, 2020 release.