Lionsgate has shared the first trailer for Kyrie Irving’s upcoming comedy movie, Uncle Drew. Initially, the project was a digital episodic series by Pepsi and has now been turned into a feature-length film
In addition to Irving, the movie stars former NBA ballers Shaquille O’Neal, Chris Webber, Reggie Miller, and Nate Robinson. Tiffany Haddish and Nick Kroll also headline the project.
Here’s the official plot summary for Uncle Drew, due in theaters on June 29.
After draining his life savings to enter a team in the Rucker Classic street ball tournament in Harlem, Dax (Lil Rel Howery) is dealt a series of unfortunate setbacks, including losing his team to his longtime rival (Nick Kroll). Desperate to win the tournament and the cash prize, Dax stumbles upon the man, the myth, the legend UNCLE DREW (NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving) and convinces him to return to the court one more time. The two men embark on a road trip to round up Drew’s old basketball squad (Shaquille O’Neal, Chris Webber, Reggie Miller, Nate Robinson, and Lisa Leslie) and prove that a group of septuagenarians can still win the big one.