Role: Steven Sanderson (Cameo)
Directed by: Gus Van Sant
Written By: Mike Rich
Co-stars: Sean Connery, Rob Brown, F. Murray Abraham, Anna Paquin, Michael Pitt
Release Date: April 2001
Links: Official Website, Wikipedia, IMDb
Because of scoring exceptionally high on a state wide standardized exam and being an exceptionally good basketball player Jamal Wallace is sent to a prestigious prep school in Manhattan. He soon befriends the reclusive writer, William Forrester. The friendship leads to William to overcome his fears and for Jamal to overcome the racial prejudices and pursue his true dream – writing.