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‘Big Shot’: Plot, Cast, & More on Disney Plus Series Starring John Stamos

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John Stamos is back on the small screen in the new Disney Plus series Big Shot. The former Full House actor leads the ensemble cast in a classic story of redemption and self-discovery as his character Marvyn Korn coaches a high school basketball team. So, what else is there to know about the new series? We’ve got more details for you below. Keep reading to see who else is in the cast, a plot summary, plus a trailer and a few photos.

Big Shot Plot + Cast

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Big Shot follows former NCAA member Marvyn Korn (John Stamos) as he’s given a second chance by accepting a coaching position at a private high school. When he realizes that his new team of teenage girls needs more than just tough love, he has to learn how to connect with them. As he attempts this, he finds himself growing more into the person he’s always wanted to be, while the team is discovering themselves both on and off the court.

In addition to former Full/Fuller House star John Stamos, there’s also Community actress Yvette Nicole Brown, GLEE alum Jessalyn Gilsig, and Ocean’s 8 Richard Robichaux. Their roles are of: principal Sherilyn Thomas, assistant coach Holly Barrett, and George Pappas, respectively.

Rounding out the ensemble cast are of course, the high schoolers. They are portrayed by: Sophia Mitri Schloss (Emma Korn), Nell Verlaque (Louise Gruzinsky), Tiana Le (Destiny Winters), Monique Green (Olive Cooper), Tisha Custodio (Carolyn “Mouse” Smith), and Cricket Wampler (Samantha “Giggles” Finkman).

Any other details?

Ahead of the premiere date, Disney+ has released the official trailer. Watch it below:

Back in February, when filming wrapped, John Stamos posted some behind the scenes shots on his Instagram. Monique Green posted the latest promotional poster for Big Shot to her Instagram; Cricket Wampler posted the other one. See all the posts below:

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Last, but not least, we’ve got a few photos to share from the premiere episode below.

You can stream Big Shot starting April 16 on Disney Plus.


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