Buzzworthy Film: Sherri Shepherd plays 'courageous' mother of wrongfully convicted athlete, Brian Banks 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 3:07PM
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Actress Sherri Shepherd is starring in the upcoming biopic, Brian Banks, about a former football star of the same name, who was imprisoned due to a false claim of rape. The film hits theaters August 9, 2019.

The Emmy-Award winning former co-host of ABC’s “The View,” plays Banks’ mother, Leomia Meyers, whom Shepherd calls “humble, yet strongly courageous.”

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