Kevin James playing Saints’ Sean Payton in Neflix’s ‘Home Team’ will probably really confuse you

From the massive metropolis to the bayou, Kevin James has vary.

Football films are fairly uncommon, and good soccer films are harder to seek out than a Giants offensive landing in 2021. That stated, Netflix goes to attempt to buck the development with “Home Team,” a film surrounding Sean Payton’s yr away from the NFL when he was suspended in 2012.

The largest twist, although, is who’s playing Payton, and that is actor and comic Kevin James. That’s proper, the dude from “King of Queens” is playing the Saints head coach.


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If you’re having as a lot of a tough time picturing that as we did, here is the trailer for the film:

Kevin James and Taylor Lautner accomplice up for HOME TEAM, primarily based on the true story of New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton.

Taking the sector January 28. 🏈


— NetflixMovie (@NetflixMovie) December 14, 2021

The flick follows Payton’s life away from the NFL throughout his yearlong suspension in 2012 stemming from the Saints’ BountyGate scandal, when he coached his son’s sixth-grade soccer group. Taylor Lautner, of “Twilight” fame, additionally stars in the film, in addition to Rob Schneider.

James is not a stranger to sports activities, in any case: He’s a diehard Mets, Jets and Knicks fan and has starred in “Here Comes the Boom,” a film a few teacher-turned-MMA fighter attempting to avoid wasting the job of a music instructor on the college.

The film is being produced by Adam Sandler and hits the small display screen on Jan. 28. 


Seems like Frankie Muniz really missed out on this position.

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