Director Gary Fleder talks The Express

Director Gary Fleder sat down with BlackTreeMedia to discuss his latest effort, The Express, which tells the true story of Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy. Among other things, Fleder discusses the great help football great Jim Brown was as a consultant on the film, as well as his personal motivation for wanting to bring this story to the big screen.

Check out the interview below. The Express is now in theaters.

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