Kevin Costner stars as the general manager of the Cleveland Browns, who tries to trade up to get the top pick in the NFL Draft. Tom Welling will play veteran NFL quarterback Brian Drew, who is at a crossroads in his playing career. Jennifer Garner, Ellen Burstyn, Denis Leary, Frank Langella, and Chadwick Boseman also star.
Ivan Reitman is directing from a screenplay by Rajiv Joseph, which landed the top spot on the Black List last year. Ali Bell and Tom Pollock are producing for Montecito Pictures, along with Ivan Reitman.
Tom Welling recently shot a supporting turn in the upcoming drama Parkland. His other feature film credits include The Fog and Cheaper by the Dozen 2.
Draft Day was released April 11th, 2014 and stars Chris Berman, Dave Donaldson, Patrick St. Esprit, Chi McBride, Mel Kiper, Jon Gruden, Kevin Costner, Deion Sanders. The film is directed by Ivan Reitman.