By Mandela Wells
Director Richard Linklater is set to follow up his Oscar nominated picture Boyhood with a yet to be titled baseball comedy. This sports comedy picture has gotten an official release date of April 15th. The movie is set in 1980’s Texas and will focus on a young newbee pitcher who is apart of a highly ranked college baseball team that also parties a lot. Other plot details are currently being kept secret.
Linklater will also be producing alongside Sean Daniel,Megan Ellison Sandra Adair, John Sloss and Ginger Sledge. Daniel has worked with Linklater before on his breakout 1993 teen comedy Dazed and Confused alongside the late Jim Jacks.
Starring in the picture is Blake Jenner as the Pitcher and joining him are castmates Tyler Hoechlin, Wyatt Russell, Ryan Guzman, Zoey Deutch, Will Brittain and Glen Powell.