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‘Spellbound’ director enrolls in ‘Science’ class

'Spellbound' director enrolls in 'Science' class

The director (Jeffrey Blitz) of the Oscar-nominated documentary “Spellbound,” which followed a spelling bee, is turning his attention to an indie feature about high school debating. “Rocket Science” centers on 15-year-old Hal Hefner (Reece Thompson), who despite his terrible stuttering joins a high school debate team. Tatiana Siegel reports in the Hollywood Reporter.

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