Watch the Official Trailer for ‘Hustle’ Starring Adam Sandler

Netflix has just released the trailer and key art for Hustle, which will premiere on June 8. The inspirational new drama stars Adam Sandler, Queen Latifah, Juancho Hernangómez, Ben Foster, Kenny Smith, Anthony Edwards, Jordan Hull, Maria Botto, Ainhoa Pillet, Raul Castillo, Jaleel White, Heidi Gardner, and Robert Duvall.

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‘Rise’ Tells the True Story of Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Journey to the NBA

As the Milwaukee Bucks continue their journey to another NBA Finals, Disney+ has released the first trailer for Rise. Based on the true story of the NBA champion and MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and his brothers, the film tells the tale of an immigrant family facing deportation and how their children sharpened their basketball talents to be drafted in the NBA to become world class athletes.

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FDI Cast 139: Kings of Pod Style

No cold opening, no geeking on anything, no malarkey! This pod, we review Wrestlemania 38 match by ever lovin’ match! What makes us qualified to review wrasslin’ entertainment? Same thing that makes us qualified to start a podcast in the first place! AND THAT’S THE BOTTOM LINE BECAUSE BRANDON SAID SO!

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FDI Cast 137: Say [Goodbye] to the Bad Guy

Hey yo, today we remember Scott Hall, Razor Ramon, the Bad Guy.

Hosts Brandon and Jamie workshop terrible ideas until they become slightly less terrible. From movies to comics to music to food, the FDI Cast throws a wide net across multiple aspects of popular culture.

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Winning Time

One on One with ‘Winning Time’ Stars John C. Reilly and Quincy Isaiah

Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty takes viewers on a stylized journey through one of the most important times in the team’s legacy; the beginning of the 1980s. Known as the “Showtime Era,” this moment in NBA history changed the league immensely, revitalizing public interest in basketball, and introducing the world to the Lakers dynamo squad of Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Norm Nixon. These star players ball alongside the rest of the packed Lakers team, coached by Jerry West, and led by Jerry Buss. 

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Steph and Ayesha Curry on HBO Max’s ‘About Last Night’

NBA superstar Stephen Curry and his wife Ayesha Curry host About Last Night, a new celebrity-couples game show debuting this week on HBO Max. Each episode features the Currys and three guest couples revealing surprising, uncensored trivia about their relationships over swanky cocktails in a fancy date-night setting. The Nerds of Color got to quickly chat with Ayesha and Stephen about the show, their sporting event viewing habits, and karaoke preferences.

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FDI Cast 132: Is Our Faith in Baseball Restored?

Our final deep dive into another podcast about Cal Ripken’s Streak. In this one, we unravel the mystery of if it was worth it for Brandon to use six hours of his life to listen to this story or if it would have been better spent eating at Rofo.

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Kevin James and Taylor Lautner Take the Field in Netflix’s ‘Home Team’

Kevin James and Taylor Lautner star in Home Team, which is based on the true story of New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton. James takes on the role of Sean Payton and Lautner portrays coach Troy Lambert. The film releases January 28 on Netflix.

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Netflix Has Shared the Official Trailer for ‘Home Team’

The official trailer and poster for Netflix’s Home Team has been released! The film stars Kevin James, Taylor Lautner, Rob Schneider, Jackie Sandler, Gary Valentine, Tait Blum, Maxwell Simkins, Jacob Perez, Bryant Tardy, Manny Magnus, Liam Kyle, Christopher Farrar, Merek Mastrov, Isaiah Mustafa, Christopher Titone, Ashley D. Kelley, Lavell Crawford, Allen Covert, Anthony L. Fernandez, and Jared Sandler. Home Team will begin streaming on January 28, 2022.

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It’s Showtime for HBO’s ‘Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty’

Grab your purple and gold jerseys and a big tub of popcorn, it’s time to play ball. Or rather, it’s time to watch a bunch of other people play ball. Or… actually, it’s time to watch a guy buy a team of people who play ball. Point is, Lakers fans have a lot to be excited about.

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How ‘Ted Lasso’ Failed Nate as a Character

Ted Lasso has taken our pop culture by storm. From its trademark humor to the soccer (AKA football) matches, to the great performances, and an often stunning exploration of mental health (at least for most of its main cast), it’s a show that inspires through showcasing the difficulties that the members of Richmond Football Club endure, and how they ultimately uplift each other through it all.

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Will Smith Sets the Stage as Venus and Serena Williams’ Father in ‘King Richard’

Will Smith’s legendary resume of star biopic roles continues to grow with the upcoming release of King Richard. The biographical drama directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green and written by Zach Baylin captures the life and times of father and coach of tennis icons Venus and Serena Williams.

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Spider-Man Day with Jordan Chiles, Simone Biles, and Their Amazing Olympic Friends

August 1 is Spider-Man Day, celebrating Marvel Comics’ best-known character in all his myriad incarnations. This year, August 1 also happens to be the first day of gymnastics individual event finals at the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. If you are in Japan, where it is already tomorrow (relative to the United States): ハッピー スパイダーマン デー! Team USA gymnast Jordan Chiles, an avid Spider-Fan, performs her floor exercise accompanied by a suite of music from the Spider-Man films, including the quote from the classic theme song for the 1960’s animated TV show.

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‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Puts Black Joy on Full Display

The reviews for LeBron James’ and SpringHill Entertainment’s Space Jam: A New Legacy are rolling in and they paint a considerably dismal picture of the imagination critics go to the movies with today. For some context, Steven Spielberg’s 2018 IP extravaganza Ready Player One sits with a decent aggregate rating of 72% from critics on Rotten Tomatoes, particularly because of the way the film sets up its action sequences and because it is a Spielberg flick. A New Legacy, however, is already down to 32% from critics and that’s mainly because there are “too many IPs,” and the film doesn’t make algorithms function the way they should in the real world.

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Grammy Award-Winning Artist Common to Narrate USA Men’s Basketball Docuseries

I told myself I wouldn’t begin this news about the dope new docuseries coming to Peacock mentioning LeBron James and I’ve clearly already failed. While James’ absence from the USA Men’s National Basketball team isn’t new, the real highlights of the highs and lows of the Olympics have been shouldered by the NBA’s new elite squad, specifically younger players like Devin Booker, Jayson Tatum, and Bam Adebayo.

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‘Jam’-tastic Night at the ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ World Premiere

Space Jam: A New Legacy is hitting theaters this week. And last night, the stars of the film, plus a few other special guests, took to the purple carpet to celebrate the looniest, toon-iest, basketball extravaganza on screen in the past 25 years!

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LeBron James Reigns Supreme with New ‘Fortnite’ Skin

LeBron “LeFortnite” James is my favorite athlete of all time and if there’s anyone who could get me to actually re-install Fortnite and use my mother’s credit card for a new skin, it’s that dude. Epic announced today that King James is making his Fortnite debut July 14, two days ahead of the premiere of Space Jam: A New Legacy.

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Megastars Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert’s ‘We Got Love’ Arrives This September

This September, we’ll get an inside look at the life journey and goings on of power couple Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert with their new docu-series We Got Love Teyana & Iman on the E! network. The dynamic duo embark on the ultimate life journey, navigating the many realities of married life, raising children, and creating work as career artists. We Got Love Teyana & Iman takes an authentic and unfiltered inside look at the life of Teyana, Iman, and their daughters Junie B, Baby Rue, as well as their tight-knit entourage of family and friends.

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McDonald’s and ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Team Up for Fun Happy Meal & Sweepstakes!

I don’t know about you, but I remember getting the McDonald’s Happy Meal in 1996 when the first Space Jam was released. The nostalgia returns with McDonald’s partnering up with upcoming animated/live-action film Space Jam: A New Legacy to create the ultimate Looney Tunes kids toys!

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‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Takes Over Six Flags

Earlier this week, Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, CA got jammed (I know. As a Parks and Rec fan I shouldn’t do anything to glorify scumbag Jeremy Jamm, but the pun was right there, okay?)! And the Looney Tunes took over, with their good friends, Don Cheadle, Eric Bauza, and King James himself, Lebron James!

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