Kyrie Irving to Star in Uncle Drew Full-Length Movie @balleralert UNCLE DREW Kyrie Irving to Star in “Uncle Drew” Full-Length Movie - blogged by@msjennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Cleveland Cavaliers star KyrieIrving will reportedly be taking his talents to the big screen ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On Thursday Pepsi announced that they will be turning the 2012 commercial character UncleDrew into a full-length major motion picture ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to ESPN the beloved character is an older man played by Irving who hides his basketball skills and gets buckets in local pick up games ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Pepsi and Kyrie Irving are looking forward to expanding the Uncle Drew universe” Lou Arbetter the general manager of Pepsi’s in-house production company said ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Initially the company signed the baller to a small marketing deal after the 2011 draft however after the character became a widespread sensation the company re-signed Irving three years later for more Uncle Drew magic ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I’m really proud of what we’ve been able to build with Pepsi” Irving told ESPN “And even more excited for what’s ahead” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If an Uncle Drew film wasn’t enough Pepsi is launching a website and merchandise of the pickup game phenomenon that will be available just in time for the 2017 All-Star game ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although a release date for the film has not been revealed according to NBC Sports the writer and plot have already been set Apparently there will be a slew of current and former ballers set to make an appearance in the film ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Who is ready for an Uncle Drew movie? Meme

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