Starring Danny McCarthy, Regina Hoyles, Saul Rubinek, Craig Hawksley and Jeff Still, "The Express" (also known as "The Express: The Ernie Davis Story") is a Drama film directed by Gary Fleder, and written by Robert Gallagher (book "Ernie Davis: The Elmira Express"), released on October 10 of 2008 in the USA.
Who directed "The Express":
The Express was directed by Gary Fleder, an American director, and producer.
Before directing The Express, Gary Fleder had directed Impostor, released in 2002, Don't Say a Word (2001), Kiss the Girls (1997), Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995). Since, he directed Protection, released in 2012.
When was "The Express" released:
The Express was first released on Friday, October 10, 2008, in the United States. Also released on this day were Body of Lies (dir. Ridley Scott), City of Ember (dir. Gil Kenan), Ashes of Time Redux, Quarantine, and The Night of the White Pants. This was eleven (11) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, November 07, 2008 in the United Kingdom.
Who is at the casting of "The Express":
At the casting of The Express we find Danny McCarthy, previously seen in Fred Claus (2007) and Flags of Our Fathers (2006); Regina Hoyles, Saul Rubinek (Light-house (2008), Blackout (2007)) [ more... ]
What is the Storyline of "The Express":
Ernie Davis (Rob Brown) is a young African American growing up in Pennsylvania with his same-age uncle Will Davis Jr. (Nelsan Ellis), in the late 1940s during a time of racism and discrimination. Davis lives with his extended family, including his grandfather, Willie 'Pops' Davis (Charles S. Dutton), who guides and educates him. Davis' mother, Marie Davis (Aunjanue Ellis), eventually returns to their residence to inform the family that she has remarried and can now afford to raise Ernie at her own home in [...]
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