The movie The Blind Side, inspired by the life of soccer player Michael Oher and starring Sandra Bullock, was released almost 14 years ago, on November 20, 2009.
Over time, the cast also grew in the film and television industry as a result of the success of the inspiring film, which – without a doubt – was linked to a series of controversies about the authenticity of its story.
This film tells the life of the black athlete Oher, who was adopted by the white couple Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy and managed to play in the NFL football league. However, the footballer himself stated years later that the adoption was a lie.
However, the cast of A Possible Dream took different paths. Some of the performers were awarded for the film, others decided to pursue a career in music and others stayed away from the big screen.
Next, we describe where each family member is in the film.
For her role as Leigh Anne Tuohy in the film, Bullock won an Oscar for Best Actress in 2010. From there, she participated in audiovisual projects that combined drama and comedy, such as the films The Proposal, So Strong and So nearby, Gravity and Sea 8.
Another popular title starring Bullock is the Netflix thriller Bird Box. Meanwhile, his latest premiere is Tren Bala, with actors Brad Pitt, Joey King and even Bad Bunny,
The actress, who is 59 years old, rose to fame in the early 1990s. This gave her 33 years of being an important figure in Hollywood culture.
The role of footballer Oher was played by actor Quinton Aaron, who was 25 years old when he filmed the film and took his first leading role.
After this release, the actor got roles in the television series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, where he played a security agent for two episodes of the 17th season.
In addition, the performer founded his own organization, The Quinton Aaron Foundation, to support young men and women who suffer from bullying in their schools; because he himself went through this situation.
The 39-year-old actor has more appearances in titles such as One Tree Hill, Left Behind and Gods of Medicine. His latest work is Trail Blazers, released in 2022.
Country music star Tim McGraw is cast as Sean Tuohy, the father of the family in the film. Since then, he has continued to act in film and television productions such as Country Strong, Tomorrowland, The Shack and 1883.
At the same time, McGraw maintained a dominant role in the country. He has even been nominated 20 times for Grammy Awards and has been awarded three times: Best Country Collaboration (2001), Best Male Country Vocal Performance (2005) and Best Country Collaboration (2006).
Among the biggest hits of the singer and actor are Something Like That, Highway Don’t Care and I Like It, I Love It.
A Possible Dream was one of the first film projects of Lily Collins, who was 20 years old when she played Collins Tuohy, the middle child.
The English actress later expanded her talents in the world of modeling and television, getting roles in popular series such as Emily in Paris, which earned her a nomination at the 2021 Golden Globes.
Other famous titles in which the daughter of Phil Collins participated are The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Love, Rosie and Extremely Wicked. In 34 years, he is also a sensation in social networks, adding 28.8 million followers to his Instagram profile alone.
Young actor Jae Head, who played the role of Sean Junior Tuohy at the age of 13, continued acting after his success as the youngest of the family in A Possible Dream.
The most recent project in which he participated was one of the episodes of the popular series Yellowstone with the role of Luke Hayes, as well as the film Hell Girl, both from 2019.
Before his appearance in the film, the actor had his debut on the small screen in one of the episodes of the popular series How I Met Your Mother, in 2005.