Experience the powerful sports drama SLAMMA JAMMA when it arrives on DVD and digital November 7, from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Written and directed by Tim Chey (The Genius Club, Freedom), this inspiring film tells the story of a former college basketball star who tries to start a new life after wrongfully spending six years in prison.
Five-time world slam dunk champion and former Harlem Globetrotter, Chris Staples, makes his acting debut playing the lead role of Michael Diggs. Relying on the strength of his faith and conviction to family, Michael faces the challenges presented to him on and off the court in this story of defying all odds. SLAMMA JAMMA features a supporting cast of real life sports all-stars including former Dallas Cowboy and NFL legend Michael Irvin (The Comebacks), major league baseball player Jose Canseco (Mail Order Wife) and 5-foot-5 viral-dunking sensation Porter Maberry. The film also stars Ryan Gunnarson (When the Game Stands Tall).
SLAMMA JAMMA arrives on DVD with bonus material including the “Slam Dunkers” featurette with tricks, backboard shots and more, as well as two deleted scenes.
Synopsis: Wrongfully accused and sent to prison, a former basketball star prepares for the national slam dunk competition while finding redemption in himself and in those he loves.
SLAMMA JAMMA was written, directed and co-produced by Tim Chey. Ray Walia also served as producer and the executive producers are Appi Reddy, Susan Chey, Cynthia Briganti, Virginia Daclan Harris, Ugo Lacobellis, Tamia Bethea, Nihar Devella, Pavan Koppu, and Flordeliza Yanuaria.
DVD Bonus Materials Include:
· “Slam Dunkers” featurette – Tricks, backboards and much more; watch as these hoopers work to out-do each other!
· Deleted scenes
SLAMMA JAMMA has a run time of approximately 104 minutes and is rated PG for thematic elements, some violence and language.
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* Amazon: http://amzn.to/2xixE8M
* Website: sonypictures.com