It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia alums Richie Keen and Charlie Day are back at it again with this new comedy Fist Fight and the film has just dropped a red band trailer.
Synopsis: Ice Cube (“Barbershop: The Next Cut,” the “Ride Along” movies) and Charlie Day (“Horrible Bosses,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”) star as high school teachers prepared to solve their differences the hard way in the comedy “Fist Fight,” directed by Richie Keen (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”).
On the last day of the year, mild-mannered high school English teacher Andy Campbell (Day) is trying his best to keep it together amidst senior pranks, a dysfunctional administration and budget cuts that put jobs on the line. But things go from bad to worse when he accidentally crosses his much tougher and deeply feared colleague, Ron Strickland (Ice Cube), who challenges Campbell to an old-fashioned throwdown after school. News of the fight spreads like wildfire and ends up becoming the very thing this school, and Campbell, needed.
“Fist Fight” also stars Tracy Morgan (“30 Rock”), Jillian Bell (“22 Jump Street”), Dean Norris (“Breaking Bad”), Christina Hendricks (“Mad Men”), Dennis Haysbert (“The Unit”), JoAnna Garcia Swisher (“The Astronaut Wives Club”) and Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”). The cast also includes an ensemble of young actors, including twins Charlie Carver and Max Carver (“Desperate Housewives,” “Teen Wolf”), Austin Zajur in his major feature film debut, and Alexa Nisenson (“Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life”).
“Fist Fight” is produced by Shawn Levy, Max Greenfield, John Rickard, and Dan Cohen, with Toby Emmerich, Richard Brener, Samuel J. Brown, Dave Neustadter, Charlie Day, Ice Cube, Marty P. Ewing, Billy Rosenberg, and Bruce Berman serving as executive producers.
Keen’s behind-the-scenes creative team included director of photography Eric Edwards (“Cop Land,” “Knocked Up”), production designer Chris Cornwell (“Ride Along,” “The Wedding Ringer”), editor Matthew Freund (Comedy Central’s “The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail”) and costume designer Denise Wingate (“Wedding Crashers”). The music is by Dominic Lewis (“The Man in the High Castle”).
FIST FIGHT releases on FEBRUARY 23, 2017 in AUSTRALIA through ROADSHOW FILMS