Check out Heed’s exclusive FIRST LOOK for LIFE OF A KING, starring Academy Award winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr.  LIFE OF A KING, which opens in select cities on January 17, 2014, is the unlikely true story of Eugene Brown (Cuba Gooding) and his one-man mission to give inner-city kids of Washington D.C. something he never had – a future.  He discovered a multitude of life lessons through the game of chess during his 18-year incarceration for bank robbery.  After his release and re-entry into the workforce, Eugene developed and founded the Big Chair Chess Club to get kids off the streets and working towards lives they never believed they were capable of due to circumstances.  From his daring introductory chess lessons to a group of unruly high school students in detention, to the development of the Club and the teens’ first local chess competitions, this movie reveals his difficult, inspirational journey and how he changed the lives of a group of teens with no endgame.  We’re sure this film will leave us all inspired, encouraged and challenged to make a difference! Stay tuned for more on this motivating new movie, but in the meantime check out the extended trailer below!

LIFE OF A KING stars Cuba Gooding Jr.Malcolm MaysRichard T. JonesPaula Jai Parker, Carlton Byrd, with Lisa Gay Hamilton and Dennis HaysbertKevin Hendricks, Pepi SonugaJordan Calloway and Rachae Thomas. LIFE OF A KING is directed by Jake Goldberger.