Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Hollywood Actor Will Smith plays Nigerian doctor in new film Titled "Concussion" | Trailer

Hollywood actor Will Smith plays a Nigerian-American doctor in upcoming film titled Concussion.

The film Concussion mirrors the real-life story of a Nigerian-American doctor Bennet Ifekandu Omalu, who first discovered chronic traumatic encephalopathy (or CTE) after he conducted autopsy on former NFL(National Football League) player Mike Webster.

It also depicts Omalu’s struggle to get NFL executives to recognize this disease.

The film is set to be released on December 25, 2015. It's aim is to draw attention to the link between the football head injuries  which is still a bone of contention within the NFL.

Watch the trailer after the cut