Lionsgate‘s Summit Entertainment revealed comedy sports movie, Uncle Drew teaser trailer.
Uncle Drew Teaser Trailer
The film is based on Kyrie Irving’s titular character in Pepsi Max’s series of advertisements that started in 2012.
“After draining his life savings to enter a team in the Rucker Classic streetball tournament in Harlem, Dax (Lil Rel Howery) is dealt a series of unfortunate setbacks, including losing his team to his longtime rival (Nick Kroll).
Desperate to win the tournament and the cash prize, Dax stumbles upon the man, the myth, the legend Uncle Drew (NBC All-Star Kyrie Irving) and convinces him to return to the court one more time.
The two men embark on a road trip to round up Drew’s old basketball squad (O’Neal, Webber, Miller, Robinson, and Leslie) and prove that a group of septuagenarians can still win the big one.”
The episodic digital series Uncle Drew was first released in May of 2012 and had five installments raking in over 95 million views since its release and starring guard Kyrie Irving as his beloved alter ego, Uncle Drew.
Directed by Charles Stone III and written by Jay Longino.
Produced by Marty Bowen, John Fischer, and Wyck Godfrey.
Uncle Drew hits theaters on June 29, 2018.