‘Blue Miracle’ Trailer: Dennis Quaid Helps Orphans Win A Fishing Tourney In Netflix’s True Underdog Drama

Sports underdog stories are a staple of the movie business, but how many have you seen about sport fishing? It’s more exciting than it sounds, as based on the true story behind Blue Miracle, a Netflix drama starring Dennis Quaid, no stranger to films about the longshot overcoming the odds.

Directed by Julio Quintana, who also co-wrote the script, Blue Miracle centers on the kids of Casa Hogar, a Mexican orphanage struggling in the wake of a terrible hurricane that hit the  Cabo San Lucas area. Dennis Quaid plays a two-time fishing champion who leads the team, comprised of people with little to no experience in sport fishing or boating, on a miraculous, inspirational journey to win the world’s largest tournament in hopes of saving their home.

Also in the cast are Jimmy Gonzales, Anthony Gonzalez, Raymond Cruz, Nathan Arenas, Miguel Angel Garcia, Isaac Arellanes, Steve Gutierrez, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Fernanda Urrejola, Silverio Palacios, Bruce McGill. Reach Records exec-produced the soundtrack, which features Grammy Award-winning artist Lecrae, along with label mates GAWVI, WHATUPRG and 1K Phew.

Netflix releases Blue Miracle on May 27th!

The incredible true story of Casa Hogar, the Mexican boys home that entered the world’s biggest fishing tournament to save their orphanage.

Travis Hopson has been reviewing movies before he even knew there was such a thing. Having grown up on a combination of bad '80s movies, pro wrestling, comic books, and hip-hop, Travis is uniquely positioned to geek out on just about everything under the sun. A vampire who walks during the day and refuses to sleep, Travis is the co-creator and lead writer for Punch Drunk Critics. He is also a contributor to Good Morning Washington, WBAL Morning News, and WETA Around Town. In the five minutes a day he's not working, Travis is also a voice actor, podcaster, and Twitch gamer. Travis is a voting member of the Critics Choice Association (CCA), Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA), and Late Night programmer for the Lakefront Film Festival.