Sports drama film “Concussion” by Peter Landesman

Theatrical premiere: 25 December 2015
Starring: Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Arliss Howard, Paul Reiser, Luke Wilson, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje with David Morse and Albert Brooks

Concussion

Even Legends Need a Hero

Director: Peter Landesman
Screenwriter:
Peter Landesman

Synopsis

Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu’s emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful institutions in the world.

“Concussion” Cast in Stills

Will Smith as Dr. Bennet Omalu

Will Smith as Dr. Bennet Omalu in "Concussion" (2015)

Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Prema Mutiso

Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Prema Mutiso in "Concussion" (2015)

Alec Baldwin as Dr. Julian Bailes

Alec Baldwin as Dr. Julian Bailes in "Concussion" (2015)

And also:

Albert Brooks as Cyril H. Wecht, MD, JD
Paul Reiser as Dr. Elliot Pellman
Luke Wilson as Roger Goodell
Eddie Marsan as Dr. Steven DeKosky
David Morse as Mike Webster
Mike O’Malley as Daniel Sullivan
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Dave Duerson
Arliss Howard as Dr. Joseph Maroon
Bitsie Tulloch as Keana Strzelczyk
Richard T. Jones as Andre Waters
Hill Harper as Christopher Jones
Matt Willig as Justin Strzelczyk
Eme Ikwuakor as Amobi Okoye

Film frames from “Concussion”

Copyright:
Village Roadshow Pictures
Scott Free Productions
The Shuman Company
Columbia Pictures