Shaq produces new movie on foster care injustice
LOS ANGELES - Looking new for something to watch? NBA great Shaquille O’Neal is the executive producer of a feature film bringing attention to the foster care system, "Foster Boy."
Shaquille O'Neal attends the 2020 Pan African Film Festival - "Foster Boy" Premiere at Cinemark Baldwin Hills on February 17, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Unique Nicole/Getty Images) (Getty Images)
The legal drama is based on real-life issues and focused on a young man imprisoned after years of abuse in the foster care system. Foster Boy tackles corruption in the system and for-profit foster care as he and his attorney find a special connection.
Foster Boy can be found on video-on-demand, YouTube, Amazon Prime, Fandango. It stars Matthew Modine (Stranger Things) and Lou Gossett Jr.
Peter Samuelson is among the producers and also the founder of the foster care non-profit First Star which gets kids in foster care into college.
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