Based on a true story, The Express follows the extraordinary life of college football hero Ernie Davis (Rob Brown), the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy. His fight for equality and respect forever changed the face of American sports, and his story continues to inspire new generations. We recently caught up with the cast and the director behind this amazing biopic. To watch our exclusive featurette featuring stars Rob Brown, Dennis Quaid, Omar Benson Miller, Charles S. Dutton, and director Gary Fleder, click on the video below:

The Express opens October 10th, 2008.