Location Notes They shot this scene at Long Beach Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, California. Casting Notes When Ken Carter was asked who should play him in the movie, he wrote down one name: Samuel L. The music was composed by Trevor Rabin, who also did National Treasure and Armageddon. Sam Jackson is used to playing badasses Shaft, Mace Windu, Nick Fury, Jules from Pulp Fiction. The real lockout was just symbolic. He only did what he felt was right. He went on T he Today Show, Good Morning America, and All Things Considered to defend his actions.
Just when Carter is about to quit in disgust after promising to do so if they vote to end the lockout , he is shocked to find his players in the gym with desks and teachers studying and working to bring their grades back up. Jackson is a sports fanatic. She won a Daytime Emmy for the role. He had to learn it for this movie. Rumble, a SlamBall basketball franchise.
Getty Images When they first approached you about making a movie, what went through your head? He requires the students to sign a contract, promising to maintain a decent grade-point average as the price of being on the team. Carter initiates a lockdown on the gym, banning the team from playing until they improve their grades. It is, you're in a big box that you can watch thousands blockbuster movies, series online for free without registration. When you look at the movie Coach Carter, it's 98. The actors practiced in this gym for more than five hours a day. The structure was nice, and they treated me well there. Carter also asks the school staff for progress reports on the players' attendance.
So I kind of grasped and grabbed from that. You see a lot of the young actors, like Channing Tatum. The rest of the guys were football, soccer and baseball players, primarily. They thought it was really, really powerful. With the players, the parents, and the community rallying to get the team back on the court, Carter must overcome the obstacles of his environment and show the young men a future that stretches beyond gangs, drugs, prison and even basketball. History Notes The real Ken Carter coached at Richmond High School for five years, from 1997-2002. They were also both in Public Enemies 2009.
Only a few qualify for the state tournament. This belief was put to the test when, as a high school basketball coach at , he locked out his undefeated team for not honoring academic and behavioral contracts. Certainly both movies give full weight to public opinion in the communities where they're set -- places where the public's interest in secondary education seems entirely focused on sports, where coaches are more important than teachers, where scores are more important than grades. Now I know coach carter is a movie, but at the end it says that it is based on a true story, and it tells about which college all the players on coach carters team played for. We were actually playing games.
Carter quickly learns that the athletes are rude and disrespectful, and are in need of discipline. Jackson is criticized when he suspends players for poor performance in school. Channing Tatum also stars in Dear John, Step Up, and G. The film reflects Ken's bold leaderhship style as he shut down all basketball games at the school despite protests from the community as 15 of the 45 players in the team were neglecting their academic work. The Movie Coach Carter is scheduled for a Jan. He made the athletes sign a contract outlining that they will only be allowed to participate in games if the players attend all their classes and practices, maintain a C average, wear a tie and suit on game days, and respect all their teammates and coaches.
However, when the overconfident team's behavior begins to stray with too many doing poorly in class, Carter takes immediate action. They used it to help choreograph the plays and to figure out where to put the cameras. Our plays were named after my sisters. In the Bible, Delilah is the evil woman who betrays Samson by cutting his hair. I thought it was one of my friends playing a joke on me. Director Thomas Carter won Black Reel and Black Movie Awards for his work on Coach Carter.
This reasoning may not be fair. About 2% of public schools in America have metal detectors. We were just coming off a big tournament victory. Later, Cruz makes a valiant effort to rejoin the basketball team after watching them perform at a game in an inspiring victory and also after witnessing his only family member- who happens to be his cousin a drug dealer - shot one night in the streets, which Carter accepts. I googled him, and he didnt have the smarts to go to a D1 school.