Semi-Pro Basketball Movie Trailer, starring Will Ferrell
Will Ferrell‘s at it again with another outstanding yet unbelievable character. Playing the part of the outlandish semi-professional basketball player, Jackie Moon, Will demonstrates his ability to put himself out there all in the name of comedy. Following the trail of Talladega Nights and Anchorman, Semi-Pro hits theaters this Friday (February 29th) and is expected to be an instant box office success.
Semi-Pro is a crazy comedy set in 1976 against the backdrop of the maverick ABA — a fast-paced, wild and crazy basketball league that rivaled the NBA and made a name for itself with publicity stunts like the three-point shot and slam dunk contest. Will Ferrell plays the part of a one-hit wonder who used the profits from the success of his chart-topping song “Love Me Sexy” to pay for his dream of owning a basketball team. But Moon’s franchise, the Flint Michigan Tropics, is the worst team in the league and in danger of going under when the ABA announces its plans to merge with the NBA. If they want to survive, Jackie and the Tropics must come out of their final season at the top of their game to become an official NBA team.
Semi-Pro Film Credits:
Will Ferrell (Stranger Than Fiction, Blades of Glory)
Woody Harrelson (Anger Management, White Men Can’t Jump),
Will Arnett (Blades of Glory, Arrested Development),
Andre Benjamin (Four Brothers, music group Outkast),
Jackie Earle Haley
Andy Richter Writer:
Scot Armstrong (Old School) Director:
Kent Alterman Producer:
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