Samuel L. Jackson’s most inspiring film, Coach Carter, is set to return to Netflix.
Britta Devore | Published
The end of the month is always bittersweet for Netflix subscribers, as it means we’ll be saying goodbye to a few titles but also getting plenty of new content. Those who love sports and the man, the myth, the legend itself, Samuel L. Jackson, will be happy to know that the 2005 basketball drama starring Jackson, Coach Carter will go to court on December 1. Receiving mostly positive reviews from critics despite a 64% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, the film is a must-see for anyone who loves a good sports movie based on a true story.
Coach Carter tells the story of an award-winning basketball coach, played by Samuel L. Jackson, who made a hotly debated decision in favor of his unbeaten high school team when he pulled them out of competition due to their poor school performance. The real story took place in 1999 at Richmond High School in Richmond, California and made headlines when a coach played a game that was received and criticized by his peers. Directed by Thomas Carter Save the last dance fame, the story was adapted into a screenplay by John Gatins and Mark Schwahn (One tree’s hill).
Alongside Samuel L. Jackson, the film features a cast filled to the brim with young and recognizable names, including Channing Tatum (Magic Mike) for whom Coach Carter served as his big break, Rob BrownLooking for Forrester), Debbie Morgan (All my children), Robert Richard (Cousin Skeeter) and pop superstar Ashanti. Like any good movie of the late 90s and early 2000s, Coach Carter boasted a soundtrack composed by acclaimed guitarist Trevor Rabin, lead guitarist Yes. The same year saw the debut of several other sports films, including an Adam Sandler comedy. longest yarda golf biopic directed by Shia LaBeouf, The greatest game ever playedand the real boxing story of Russell Crowe and Renee Zellweger, Cinderella.
Along with Samuel L. Jackson Coach Carter, a few other new movies might interest you when they hit Netflix over the next few weeks. While Brad Pitt A river flows through it leaves the streamer, he can be seen in the 2004 military epic, Troy as well as an action-packed film about killers in 2022, High-speed train. Meanwhile films including the Aubrey Plaza film Emily the Outlaw and long awaited Get the knives continuation, Glass Bow: Mystery of Knives will also take audiences by storm, as will the anticipated holiday movies and original series that Netflix is known for.
With a credit list equal to a CVS receipt, Samuel L. Jackson has been in the game for decades, playing just about every role imaginable. Next we will see snakes on the plane the actor returned to his role as Nick Fury in Marvel on Disney+ and in the Marvel series, Secret Invasion. There, fans will see him starring alongside Ben Mendelsohn, Cobie Smulders, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Emilia Clarke, Olivia Colman, Martin Freeman and Don Cheadle in a show that sees Nick Fury and his allies confront an army of shape-shifting aliens known as the Skrulls. .