23 Blast to be shown nationwide

CORBIN, Ky. (WKYT) -- A movie based on the life of a southern Kentucky football player will be seen nationwide later this year.

This fall six hundred theaters will show 23 Blast.

The film was inspired by Travis Freeman.

The played football at Corbin High School in the mid-90's despite being blind.

While it was shot in Corbin, Freeman says the message is universal.

"The message is a message of overcoming and defeating obstacles and really meeting the challenges and facing the challenges that you have in your life," Travis Freeman said.

23 Blast opens October third. According to the movie's Facebook page, theaters showing the movie will be released closer to the release date.

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