The stars and creators of the new Packers themed movie '60 Yard Line' talk about the film ahead of this week's statewide premiere.
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 23:37:53 +0000Locker Room: '60 Yard Line' stars preview premiere 9-5-17The stars and creators of the new Packers themed movie '60 Yard Line' talk about the film ahead of this week's statewide premiere.http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12451/7075683?cpt=8&wpid=2637WFRV[ applause ] >>> they will make you laugh. >> welcome back to locker room here at purcell. and the former linebacker george koonce, welcome two of the scars from the 06-yard line line. thanks for coming by. >> thank you. [ applause ] >>> i mean, you cannot believe it but maybe there are a couple of people that don't know about the movie i know all of us do. your babies coming to fruition how proud are you and how big of a week for you, a huge week. you know we're opening this weekend which i did not think i would say that. the fact we're down with the film and it is rolling out. it is very odd to say that. i'm excited and nervous it is about to go out there and see it and judge us and make terrible or awesome comments. so. >> at this point you say because of you guys so thank you. >> yes, yes, thank you very much. >> and give yourselves a round of applause. >> and i mean, look. >> you say that because there were some financial challenges. when you make a film, you got to drum up the money yourself. you add a few sponsors stepping up but people throughout the community from green bay and apple ton and milwaukee. they are hopping on board and said what do you need, right? >> yes, the whole thing was started with why we say we thank you the crowd funding. we started a campaign to get our seed money and start up funds. there is a lot of cost involved in getting the film made. you guys, i don't know if you donated to us but that's how we got startedment when that got rolling and the green pay press gazette. you did stories and the word got out there. and the packer fan. a great guy our executive producer now john newhouse. one of the biggest packers fans out there got the film green lit. he helped us with the challenges. you got it started. a big fan came in and finished it for us. here we are. i'm next to a bears fan. (crowd booing). >> can i get a taste tester. >> be careful there. there are some cam knows can you talk about the former players in your movie? >> yes, sir. >> and a big. >> and burke is in the film. >> what, burke griffin? >> what type of character? >> pressure. >> and. >> what line. >> and we call them one take burke. [ laughter ] >> that's what my boss likes to say every now and then. >> yes, we had a lot of players, former player made an appearance. and john koonce. >> and that was -- >> he got paid. >> yes. >> by the way ill have not got my $125 check. >> wouldn't that have been fun. >> that would have been great. >> are you officially cast in the sequel, prequel whatever it is. >> and we had gary elerson. you know everyone knows him from milwaukee. milwaukee radio station. >> michael montgomery. money mike. crazy number 96 defensive end for the packers. >> acting? >> he is an actor now; we have a throwing spaghetti saying are there any and, ahman green is in that. >> and rounding it out; we met him on this show add signed him right over there. >> let's talk about the shirt that nick is wearing, that red one. >> and it is orange and blue, the lights are hot. take it off now. >> there we go. there we go. >> it is hot. >> unbelievable. circumstances that an extra small? [ laughter ] >> he has two friends in the crowd. >> security, get these guys out of here. >> every good movie has to have conflict, tell us about the row romantic comedy side of it. how things fall apart and your relationship with your girlfriend but your boyfriends. >> yes. , we play best friends in the film. and, yes. this is -- it is based on actual events. so, we, we go to a summer practice. and as we're leaving summer practice there is a house on the corner of stadium drive and this is the part that's true a group of friends of mine as they left practice there was a for sale sign. they called the number a guy answers. jerry helling, who is a great guy. answers the phone played by a local reporter here. i put that sign out there. it is for sale. they walk out. he walks out. how much do you want. they say we'll take it. cut to we're on the burke griffin show. >> nice, you live in la and are you a deer hunter, i am, you and your dad go. how do you do that in la and your father here. >> how do you make that work. >> they don't like it when you do it in la. >> it is very tough. it is being the career that we have. we have not been able to go in a couple of years. it is on the plan. number one on the list of things to do. after this dies down i will have time to come back and go up to iron river and have some fun and spend time in the woods. >> that's -- you worked the blaze orange into the movie and had to make that work. >>> when we come back on locker room, questions from