HERE COMES THE BOOM is an upcoming action-comedy film directed by Frank Coraci (The Waterboy, Click, Zookeeper) from a script co-written by star Kevin James (Paul Blart: Mall Cop) and writers Rock Reuben (The King of Queens) and Allan Loeb (The Dilemma). Alongside James, the film co-starring Salma Hayek and Henry Winkler, with MMA aficionado Joe Rogan and former MMA champ Bas Rutten.
Former collegiate wrester Scott Voss (James) is a 42-year-old apathetic biology teacher in a failing high school. When cutbacks threaten to cancel the music program and lay off its teacher (Winkler) Scott begins to raise money by moonlighting as a mixed martial arts fighter. Everyone thinks Scott is crazy – most of all the school nurse, Bella (Hayek) – but in his quest, Scott gains something he never expected as he becomes a sensation that rallies the entire school.
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