Keke Palmer has joined Ice Cube in his untitled inspirational sports drama previous titled “Comeback” for Dimension Films says The Hollywood Reporter.
Palmer will play Jasmine Plummer, the first female quarterback in Pop Warner history, who with her teammates draws support from her uncle (Ice Cube) and members of their Illinois town when the team plays in the Pop Warner Super Bowl.
Tasha Smith (“Why Did I Get Married?”), Jill Marie Jones (“The Perfect Holiday”), Dash Mihok (“Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang”), Matt Craven (“The Clearing”) and Garrett Morris (“Jackpot”) also have joined the cast.
Comedians Earthquake (“Clerks II”) and Michael Colyar (“Norbit”) also will appear in the film. Limp Bizkit frontman-turned-director Fred Durst is directing from a script by Doug Atchison (“Akeelah and the Bee”).
Nick Santora, who wrote the original screenplay, is producing. Production began in December in Shreveport, Louisiana.