Cuba Gooding Jr. Teaches Chess to Kids In New Film ‘Life of a King’ [MOVIE TRAILER]
Eugene Brown, played by Cuba Gooding Jr., is an ex-felon who after struggling to find work after two decades behind prison walls, lands a gig as a janitor at a high school in Washington D.C., where he starts 'Big Chair Chess Club,' for troubled inner-city kids. The film is based on a true story. The chess club is still active.