It’s pretty common knowledge these days that repeated concussions can lead to major brain trauma. The upcoming sports drama Concussion tells the story of how one man battled the NFL about hiding the life-long debilitating problems faced by athletes with a history of repetitive head trauma. It’s based on a 2009 GQ article, Game Brain, based on true events
Will Smith plays immigrant Nigerian doctor Bennett Omalu who discovers Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in the brains of two NFL players. Alec Baldwin, Luke Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Arliss Howard, Stephen Moyer, Eddie Marsan, Paul Reiser, David Morse and Albert Brooks round out the cast. Concussion blitzes into theaters on December 25. Check out the trailer below.
Concussion Movie Trailer