• Publication date: April 11, 2013

Futuresport

2025 NBA ‘Rookie of the Year’ Tremaine ‘Tre’ Ramzey is dumbfounded when the NBA is scratched due to a vast corruption scandal. The alternative? ‘Futuresport’, a combination of basketball, baseball and hockey; embraced by local gangs in Downzone (futuristic L.A. Ghetto), as a way of settling turf wars. Now with the North American Alliance and Pacific Confederation disputing ownership of Hawaii, Tre offers a game of futuresport to resolve the dispute and impending war…

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 1998

MBC 2:

April 17, 2013 02:30 (KSA) ~ April 17, 2013 01:30 (CLT)

2025 NBA ‘Rookie of the Year’ Tremaine ‘Tre’ Ramzey (Dean Cain) is dumbfounded when the NBA is scratched due to a vast corruption scandal. The alternative? ‘Futuresport’, a combination of basketball, baseball and hockey; embraced by local gangs in Downzone- a futuristic L.A. Ghetto- as a way of settling turf wars. Futuresport is invented by Tre and Obike Fixx (Wesley Snipes). Tre commercialized their product, in the process becoming the world's greatest professional athlete and master of Futuresport, while Fixx becomes disgusted with how it has become overly commercialized.

Now with the North American Alliance and Pacific Confederation disputing ownership of Hawaii, and with the ragtag Hawaiian Liberation Army, HLA, ready to take up arms to liberate itself from the US, Tre offers to resolve the dispute and impending war, with the help of his former, and future, flame, reporter Alex Torres (Vanessa L. Williams) through a game of Futuresport …

 

 

Starring:

  • Dean Cain
  • Wesley Snipes
  • Vanessa Williams
  • Valerie Chow
  • Adrian G. Griffiths
  • JR Bourne
  • Francoise Yip
  • Rachel Shane
  • Adrian Hughes
  • Bill Smitrovich

Directed by:  Ernest R. Dickerson

Rating:  R for language, some violence and brief nudity.