BOSTON (CBS) — Kyrie Irving had a rather eventful offseason.
Not only was he traded from the three-time defending Eastern Conference-champion Cleveland Cavaliers to the Boston Celtics. He was also busy acting in a major motion picture.READ MORE: Maura Healey Announces She’s Running For Massachusetts Governor
That film, titled “Uncle Drew,” features Irving in the starring role, joined by fellow hoopsters-turned-actors in Shaquille O’Neal, Reggie Miller, Chris Webber, and Nate Robinson. as well as actors/comedians LilRel Howery and Nick Kroll.READ MORE: Emirates To Resume Flights To Boston As 5G Rollout Continues
Though the movie won’t hit theaters until June 29, Lionsgate released a new teaser trailer on Wednesday. You can check it out below or above:
The concept of “Uncle Drew” originally came from a series of commercials that starred Irving dressed up as the character.MORE NEWS: Light Snow Thursday Followed By Bitter Cold Friday
Irving was actually on the set of the film in Atlanta when he learned he had been traded to Boston.