Will Smith to Star in NFL Film

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The secret of NFL injuries is out and Will Smith will be the star to tackle the truth. Variety reports that the Fresh Prince vet will be starring in a movie based on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), which is a concussion injury that many football players face in the league.

Based on the article “Game Brain,” the movie will shed light on the severe issue of brain injuries in football and the price that athletes pay every day. Will’s character, Dr. Bennet Omalu, is the forensic neuropathologist who single-handedly discovered the condition. There are no finalizations for the release date of the movie as of yet.

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