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Liam Hemsworth and Dennis Quaid in The Throwback

April 23rd, 2010 by Paul Martin

Liam Hemsworth will be starring alongside Dennis Quaid in a new sports-centric drama called “The Throwback.”

The film is currently being developed at Walden Media and Mayhem Pictures and is based on the true story of Frank and Isaac Gildea – a father and son who play college basketball together.

According to TheWrap.com:

“Frank Gildea dropped out of college in 1981 to support his family. Two decades later, he returned to his alma mater, College of the Redwoods, where his son was playing for the school’s basketball squad. The elder Gildea was able to finish out his eligibility and join his son on the team that won the school’s first conference championship in 27 years.”

Below are the list of individuals slated to work on the film:

– Nick Santora (screenplay)
– Brad Gann (original script)
– Jordan Rush (executive producer)
– Mark Ciardi, Gordon Gray, Orly Adelson (producers)