One Shot at Forever

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Status: Announced As of June 6, 2013

Announced: Intentions to make the movie; early in development. Legendary Entertainment has picked up the rights to the book One Shot at Forever by Chris Ballard and has set Wes Jones to pen the script.

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TBA | Comedy Drama

Set in 1971 in a staid Illinois small town living through a drought and the Vietnam War, a hippie English teacher reluctantly takes on coaching duties for the Macon Ironmen, a high school baseball tea... more

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Producer

Mike Tollin

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Screenwriter

Wes Jones

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Storyline

Set in 1971 in a staid Illinois small town living through a drought and the Vietnam War, a hippie English teacher reluctantly takes on coaching duties for the Macon Ironmen, a high school baseball team. Bucking conventions, the team, sporting long-hair and warming up to "Jesus Christ Superstar," ends up making the state finals and squares off against an established Chicago team.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the 2012 book "One Shot at Forever: A Small Town, an Unlikely Coach and a Magical Baseball Season" by Chris Ballard. True story.

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