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Ben Affleck and 'The Way Back' cast talk powerful new film

Posted at 1:21 PM, Mar 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-06 13:21:39-05

NEW YORK — Ben Affleck's new film "The Way Back" is a powerful sports drama that parallels his own journey.

PIX11's Oji sat down with Affleck and cast members Melvin Gregg, Charles Lott Jr., Brandon Wilson, Will Ropp, Michaela Watkins, Janina Gavankar, along with the the film's co-writer and director Gavin O'Connor.

The film is about an alcoholic construction worker who is recruited to be the coach of a fledgling basketball team at his old high school.