Sean Astin, Neal McDonough, Gary Cole
A stand-up and cheer movie about loyalty, courage, and conviction, set amid the intense and often fierce competition of championship rugby. Best friends and teammates Rick (Sean Faris) and Lars (Penn Badgley) become bitter rivals when Rick’s free-spirited lifestyle lands him in juvenile detention. There a concerned counselor (Sean Astin) and a national championship rugby coach (Gary Cole) recruit Rick for a new team – and a new direction. Based on actual events surround the perennial powerhouse Highland Rugby program (379 wins – 9 losses, and 18 of the last 24 national championships), “Forever Strong” is a film that combines heart-stopping, on-the-field action with a life-changing story of victory.