Here is your first look at Gerard “hubba hubba” Butler, Jessical Biel and Catherine Zeta-Jones in the upcoming romantic comedy, PLAYING FOR KEEPS. Butler stars as a former soccer star who returns home to put his life back together and rebuild a relationship with his son. He gets roped into coaching the boy’s soccer team, where his attempts to finally become an “adult” are met with hilarious challenges from the attractive soccer moms who pursue him at every turn. While the film might be filled with shenanigans and schmaltz, we are totally on board with its sentiment.
Here’s the official synopsis:
Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Uma Thurman, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Dennis Quaid star in PLAYING FOR KEEPS a romantic comedy about a charming, down-on-his luck former soccer star (Butler) who returns home to put his life back together. Looking for a way to rebuild his relationship with his son, he gets roped into coaching the boy’s soccer team. But his attempts to finally become an “adult” are met with hilarious challenges from the attractive “soccer moms” who pursue him at every turn. PLAYING FOR KEEPS is directed by Gabriele Muccino, the director of THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS.
Also co-starring Judy Greer (ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT), PLAYING FOR KEEPS opens in theaters on December 7th.