By Ryan Parsons | Image property of respective holders, Variety.
Fred Durst has found another reason to go buy a red hat, smack 'Director' on it, flip it backwards, and then give the 'rock on' hand gesture. Durst will pair up with Ice Cube to create Comeback.
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Dimension Films has picked up Ice Cube and Fred Durst to help create Comeback, an inspirational sports drama. Ice Cube is set to produce and star while Durst is hoping to get behind the camera.
Comeback is based on a true story, and Cube will play a former high school football star who takes his niece under his wing as she becomes the first female quarterback in Pop Warner football history. The 11-year old QB, Jasmine Plummer, led her team to the Pop Warner tournament, and became the first female to play in the tournament’s 56-year history. Her spunk and achievement helped the struggling Illinois town of Wallace to come together and claim some of its former glory.
Originally written by Nick Santora, scribe Doug Atchison is currently doing a rewrite.
Durst, best known for the band Limp Bizkit, has been fiddling behind the camera for some time with his directorial debut on The Education of Charlie Banks.
Ice Cube, who used to have the image of a, what's the word, thug, has mellowed out a lot over the years. I mean, come on, he did Are We There Yet!
Comeback is set to enter production this November.