Doug Atchison To Direct “The Throwback”

Doug Atchison (“Akeelah and the Bee”) will direct the basketball-themed pic “The Throwback” for Walden Media reports Variety.

Nick Santora’s screenplay is based on the lives of Frank and Isaac Gildea, the only father-son duo to ever play basketball together on a college team.

Mark Ciardi and Gordon Gray are producing.