ABILENE,TX- A movie about the 2009 Abilene High state title team has released a trailer and a released date.
Under the Stadium Lights will release in select theaters and be available to stream on iTunes and Amazon Prime June 4th.
The film was originally titled “Brother’s Keeper” based on a book of the same name. The book as written by Chad Mitchell, the team chaplain and Al Pickett, founder of the Big Country Hall of Fame and media personality.
The movie boasted a talented cast from Milo Gibson, who is Mel Gibson’s son. Glenn Morshower, who appeared in the TV series “Friday Night Lights”, and former pro running back and Heisman trophy winner Eddie George.
Also in the cast is Laurence Fishbourne, who plays Harold Christian, owner of Harold’s BBQ. Christian passed away in 2016 and was somewhat a local celebrity. Harold’s BBQ closed down in 2011.