KEEPER OF THE CUP, About 3 Toronto Maple Leafs Fans Stealing the Cup, To Film in Toronto
Update: Keeper of the Cup did not start filming in April.as expected. Production delayed again.
A raucous road trip comedy sports heist film with heart.
Dan Ackroyd is Keeper of the Cup in this Canadian road trip comedy about three Toronto Maple Leafs fans who decide to steal the Stanley Cup after another heart-breaking loss.
Directed by Jason Priestley, Keeper of the Cup starts filming in Toronto today..
Toronto filming dates: April 11 2022 – May 18 2022.
A raucous road trip comedy that follows three Toronto Maple Leaf fans — Charlie (Gregg Sulkin), Marcel (Mena Massoud) and Brad (François Arnaud ) — who have had enough of their crummy lives. After a heartbreaking loss in game seven costs their team the Stanley Cup, they decide to take matters in their own hands and steal the Cup for themselves.
With the help of a single mom, it’s a race to take the Cup across the US/Canadian border to Charlie’s ailing father, a former NHL player who never got his day with the Cup. This is a story about boys becoming men, devoted hockey fans taking a stand, and the desperate measures people will take for the ones they love.
Writer: David Turner.
Director: Jason Priestley.
Cast: Dan Aykroyd, Gregg Sulkin, Mena Massoud, François Arnaud, Julian Richings, Martin Roach, Dennis Andres, Daniel Malik, Barry Flatman, Nevan Pajkic, Jon Ambrose, Deanna Jarvis, Cody Crain, Elan Even, Michaela May, Marty McSorley and William Shatner.
Producers: Auroravista Entertainment, National Hockey League.
There will also be filming in New Orleans via Production Weekly.