The Underdoggs Movie Details:
|January 26, 2024
|Charles Stone III
Khalabo Ink Society
Death Row Pictures
|Amazon MGM Studios
|Box Office Collection
The Underdoggs Movie Cast & Characters:
- Snoop Dogg as Jaycen
- Tika Sumpter as Cherise
- Elias Ferguson as Young Jaycen
- Jonigan Booth as Tre
- Caleb Dixon as Dwayne
- Adan James Carrillo as Tony
- Alexander Michael Gordon as Gary
- Kylah Davila as Ghost
- Mike Epps as Kareem
- George Lopez as Coach Feis
- Shamori Washington as Bale
- Schelle Purcell as Esa
- Andrew Schulz as Chip Collins
- Kal Penn as Ryan Kauffman
- Luis R. Hernandez as Tony’s Father
- Nancy De Mayo as Tony’s Mother
When Jaycen “Two Js” Jennings, a washed-up former pro football star hits rock bottom, he is sentenced to community service coaching an unruly pee-wee football team in his hometown, he just may turn his life around and reclaim his love of the game.
About The Underdoggs Movie:
- The Underdoggs is a 2024 American sports comedy film directed by Charles Stone III and written by Danny Segal and Isaac Schamis. The film stars Snoop Dogg, Tika Sumpter, Andrew Schulz, Mike Epps, and George Lopez.
- The idea for the film was pitched by Snoop Dogg and Constance Schwartz-Morini.
- On August 2, 2022, it was announced that Snoop Dogg would star in and produce the film, to be directed by Charles Stone III, with the screenplay by Danny Segal and Isaac Schamis, produced by Schwartz-Morini, Kenya Barris, Mychelle Deschamps, and Jonathan Glickman.
- On October 4, 2022, it was announced that Tika Sumpter, Mike Epps, Andrew Schulz, and George Lopez had joined the cast, alongside child actors Jonigan Booth, Adam James Carrillo, Kylah Davila, Caleb Dixon, Alexander Michael Gordon, and Shamori Washington.
- The Underdoggs began filming on location in Atlanta starting in September 2022.
- The film was originally set to be released in theaters on October 20, 2023, but the release date was later changed to January 26, 2024. On December 6, 2023, along with the release of the trailer, it was announced that the film would skip theaters and be released straight to Amazon Prime Video on that date in response to a decline in R-rated comedy films faring well at the box office during that summer.
- On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, 38% of 21 critics’ reviews are positive, with an average rating of 4.3/10. Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned the film a score of 47 out of 100, based on 6 critics, indicating “mixed or average” reviews.