“Balls Out” first premiered as “Intramural” at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival before winning Seattle’s “Best Guilty Pleasure” award later that year. Orion Releasing will open the film in theaters and on VOD June 19, 2015. (Watch the festival trailer below.)
Directed by Andrew Disney and written by Bradley Jackson, the film centers on fifth-year college seniors who hop into the semi-competitive world of intramural football. It stars Jake Lacy (”Girls”), Nikki Reed (Twilight Franchise), Kate McKinnon (“SNL”), Jay Pharoah (”SNL”), Beck Bennett (”SNL”), and Nick Kocher. Film School Rejects said it’s “destined to become something of a cult classic, thanks to both its charming cast and a series of highly quotable lines.”
With graduation, marriage, and an uncertain future on the horizon, fifth year senior Caleb Fuller (Jake Lacy) decides to do the one thing he vowed to never do again: get the ol’ flag football team back together. Now with the help of his Panther teammates and unorthodox head coach Grant Rosenfalis (Nick Kocher), Caleb must defy all odds in the hope of achieving the glory he once had.
It was produced by Russell Wayne Groves, Andrew Lee, Bradley Jackson, David Ward, and Red Sanders.