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According to Variety, the women’s street basketball independent film will follow Cannon’s character, Avery Watts, a single father of a 7-year-old daughter, who gets help from a women’s basketball league, in order to save the Inglewood Community Center Watts manages.
The film is also slated to feature comedian Cedric The Entertainer, Evan Ross, and Rebecca De Mornay.
Cannon is directing, writing, producing, as well as starring in the film, alongside Chris Brown, with his production company Ncredible and Ball Up recruiting athletes from the WBNA and the Basketball League.
Production for the film is already underway.