The world premiere of Disney’s ‘McFarland, USA,’ which is based on the true story of novice runners from McFarland, California, who despite tremendous odds, build a championship cross-country team under the direction os Coach Jim White (Kevin Costner), a newcomer to their predominately Latino high school. Coach White and the McFarland students have a lot to learn about each other but when hite starts to realize the boys’ exceptional sunning ability, things behind to change. Soon something beyond their physical gifts becomes apparent- the power of family relationships, their unwavering commitment to one another and their incredible work ethic. With grit and determination, the unlikely band of runners eventually overcomes the odds to forge not only a championship cross-country team but an enduring clegacy as well. Along the way, Coach White realizes that his family found a place to call home and both he and his team achieve their own kind of American drew.
Niki Caro directs Disney’s ‘McFarland, USA’ with screenplay by Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois and Grant Thomas, and story by Cleveland and Gilois. GOrdan Gray and Mark Ciardi are producing, with Mario Iscovich and Mary Martin serving as executive producers.
‘McFarland, USA’ is rated PG and releases on Feburary 20m 2015. For more information, please visit their website right HERE.