September 26, 2008
Studio: Crane Movie Company
Director: Ryan Little
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for thematic material involving teen drug and alcohol use, and for some disturbing images)
Screenwriter: David Pliler
Starring: Gary Cole, Sean Faris, Neal McDonough, Sean Astin, Arielle Kebbel
Official website: ForeverStrongmovie.com
Based on a true story, "Forever Strong" highlights the journey of Coach Larry Gelwix (Gary Cole) and the brotherhood of his rugby team. The season gets a twist when Rick Penning (Sean Faris), the hot-headed star of a rival team, comes to town to serve a sentence for a DUI. Mentored by Coach Gelwix and his case worker Marcus (Sean Astin), Penning has a change of heart and focuses his efforts towards his new family.