Indie Comedy 'The Winning Season' Trailer with Sam Rockwell
by Alex Billington
August 6, 2010
Lionsgate has finally debuted an official trailer for Grace Is Gone director James C. Strouse's sophomore effort, an indie comedy called The Winning Season that initially premiered at Sundance nearly two years ago. Sam Rockwell stars as a former coach who is given a shot at redemption when he is asked to run his local high school's failing girls basketball team. In addition to Rockwell, this also stars Emma Roberts and Rob Corddry. This actually looks more commercial and broadly comedic than I was expecting. That said, I always love Rockwell and this could be one of those comedy gems that (sadly) no one notices. Take a look!
Watch the official trailer for James C. Strouse's The Winning Season:
A comedy centered on a has-been, misfit coach (Sam Rockwell) who is given a shot at redemption when he's recruited by the local high school principal to coach the school's floundering girls' basketball team.
The Winning Season is both written and directed by American filmmaker James C. Strouse, who's feature debut was the Sundance Audience Award winner Grace Is Gone, although he's also credited for writing the Lonesome Jim script. This film first premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in early 2009 and was picked up by Lionsgate at the fest but has been held for a release since. Lionsgate is finally bringing The Winning Season to limited theaters starting September 3rd. Visit the official website: winningseasonmovie.com.