Rome Flynn, Kelly Rowland & More Join Marsai Martin In 'Fantasy Football' Movie!

Rome Flynn, Kelly Rowland & More Join Marsai Martin In 'Fantasy Football' Movie!

Marsai Martin‘s upcoming Paramount+ feature Fantasy Football is heading into production and several cast members were just revealed!

Joining the 17-year-old actress, who is also serving as a producer through her Genius Entertainment banner, are Rome Flynn, Kelly Rowland and Omari Hardwick.

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In the upcoming movie, 16-year-old Callie Coleman (Martin) discovers she can control her professional football player dad, Bobby Coleman’s prowess on the field through her EA SPORTS Madden NFL video game.

Rome will play Anderson Fisher, Bobby’s rookie archrival, Kelly will play Callie’s mom Keisha, while Omari will play Bobby.

Also joining the cast are Elijah Richardson as Nate, Hanani Taylor as Kayla, Abigail Killmeier as Margot, Tyla Harris as Zoey, and Isac Ivan as Oliver.

black-ish director Anton Cropper will serve as the movie’s director, with a script written by Dan Gurewitch & David Young, based on an original screenplay by Richard T. Jones & Jeremy Loethen and Tim Ogletree.

“I am so excited to be working with such a talented and supportive group. Fantasy Football is a culmination of the adrenaline of the NFL and the fun of EA SPORTS Madden NFL, with the heart of a father-daughter relationship. As the father of a teenage daughter, I can’t wait to sit down and watch this with her. It’s everything a great film is supposed to be!” Anton shared in a statement.

NFL Films and EA SPORTS™ have signed on to provide expertise on various aspects related to the film’s production.

In addition, LeBron James‘ The SpringHill Company and Marsai‘s Genius Entertainment partner up with Nickelodeon and Awesomeness Films for produce the film.

Production begins this month in Atlanta, Ga.

ICYMI: Rome can currently be seen in a recurring role on Grey’s Anatomy, and his Prime Video series With Love was recently picked up for a second season!

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