• Publication date: January 31, 2014

Hurricane Season

Hurricane Katrina caused mass devastation over a vast area, as people in Louisiana picked up the pieces and tried to make the best of what they had. A year after the tragedy coach Al Collins pieces together a team from five different schools and takes them to the state championships…

Program data

Duration: 105

Production Year: 2009

MBC 2:

May 11, 2014 06:45 (KSA) ~ May 11, 2014 05:45 (CLT)

Hurricane Katrina caused mass devastation over a vast area, as people in Louisiana picked up the pieces and tried to make the best of what they had. A year after the tragedy coach Al Collins pieces together a team from five different schools and takes them to the state championships…

With the travesty left by the destruction the only way left was up. And that’s how John Ehret high school basketball coach Al Collins felt during the season of 2005-06- that the people needed to believe in what they were capable of…

Starring:

  • Forest Whitaker as Al Collins
  • Jackie Long as JJ Coleman
  • Taraji P. Henson as Danya Collins
  • Isaiah Washington as Coach Buddy Simmons
  • Bonnie Hunt as Principal Durant
  • Bow Wow as Gary Davis
  • Lil Wayne as Lamont Johnson
  • Khleo Thomas as David Willis

Directed by:  Tim Story

Rating:  PG-13 for brief sexual humor