COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 6, 2018) – USA Volleyball staff and family members at its offices in Colorado Springs, Anaheim and Torrance were treated to free sneak previews of the new volleyball movie “The Miracle Season” on March 30 and April 5.
“The Miracle Season,” which opened around the country on April 6, is based on the true story of what happened to the West High girls’ volleyball team in Iowa City, Iowa, after their captain and star player, Caroline “Line” Found, was killed in a moped accident, days before the season began.
The movie stars Helen Hunt as Coach Kathy “Bres” Bresnahan, William Hurt as Ernie Found, Danika Yarosh as Caroline “Line” Found and Erin Moriarty as Kelley Fliehler.
USAV also had a chance to ask questions of the stars of the movie, and the folks who lived the movie in real life.
|Danika Yarosh (Caroline Found) and Erin Moriarty (Kelley Fliehler) share the challenges they faced portraying Caroline and Kelley and what they did to prepare for their roles.|
Helen Hunt (Coach Kathy “Bres” Bresnahan), shares her thoughts on recreating the story and why it was such a joy.|
Helen Hunt (Coach Kathy “Bres” Bresnahan) says she was a volleyball fan before filiming, but had never played the sport.
Ernie Found, Caroline’s father, reacts to the movie and how the team and volleyball in general was portrayed in the movie.|
Coach Kathy “Bres” Bresnahan explains what the hardest part about making the comeback was and how the team overcame it.|