Forever Strong is a sports film directed by Ryan Little and written by David Pliler and released on September 26, 2008. The film stars Sean Faris, Gary Cole, Neal McDonough, Sean Astin, Penn Badgley and Arielle Kebbel. The film is about a troubled rugby union player who must play against the team his father coaches at the national championships. Forever Strong is based on a compilation of individual true stories.
Rick Penning (Sean Faris) is captain of his high school rugby team whose coach Richard Penning (Neal McDonough) is his father, and whose players indulge in drugs and alcohol. After losing the championship to their rivals the Highland Rugby Team, Rick drinks and drives, resulting in a crash that seriously injures his girlfriend.
|keywords||arrest chat coach estranged father flat tire game head coach help highland high school highland rugby team juvenile detention larry gelwix lose michael j. pagan old friends pass real life sports car the national tyler kain win|
|productionCompany||Go Films Picture Rock Entertainment|
|publisher||Excel Entertainment Group|
|recordedAt||Salt Lake City|
|theme||high school sports|