17 May 2012 5:59 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Could this be the Balls of Fury sequel no one was clamoring for? Unlikely, though Deadline does say that Oscar-winner Susan Sarandon will be involved with Ping-Pong Summer, a feature Michael Tully plans to direct from his own script. It.s being described as a coming-of-stage story of a New Jersey teen with a passion for table tennis and hip-hop music who embarks on a family vacation in the summer of 1985 and contends with his entire life changing before his very eyes. Get me a young John Cusack on the phone! Let.s hope Sarandon doesn.t play a seasoned beach comber who helps trigger a sexual awakening in the young protagonist in Tully.s screenplay. Will this be The Wackness, or One Crazy Summer? We.ll find out as more details emerge. If you think it.s strange that Sarandon would commit to a ping-pong-themed project, you don.t »

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