July 27, 2012
Kansas University basketball player Justin Wesley is playing Wilt Chamberlain in the upcoming film "Jayhawkers." Kip Nevin, right, plays Phog Allen.
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Film tells story of how Wilt Chamberlain changed Lawrence on and off court
Broad, sweeping biographical films that try to sum up a person’s entire life in two hours rarely ever get it right. That’s why the best thing that happened to Kevin Willmott’s movie “Jayhawkers” was not being able to raise the $12 million dollars they needed.
Thursday is the last day for the upcoming feature film “Jayhawkers” to receive much-needed funding from the community whose story it tells.