Will Smith’s ‘Concussion’ Trailer Is Electrifying

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The trailer for Will Smith‘s NFL medical drama, Concussion, debuted today to the delight of football fans everywhere.

The film is described as a “David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known.”

Gugu Mbatha-Raw plays Prema Mutisa, the wife of Smith’s character. In the trailer, Mbatha-Raw is shown as a supportive figure as Smith battles one of the most powerful institutions in the world.

The cast also includes Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as real-life NFL safety Dave Duerson, Richard T. Jones as NFL star Andre Waters, and Hill Harper as Christopher Jones.

Concussion debuts in theaters on December 25th.