Mark Orton (NebraskaThe Good GirlMy Old Lady, The Last Shift, People, Places, Things) has composed the original music for the upcoming sports drama 12 Mighty Orphans. The film is directed by Ty Roberts (The Iron Orchard) and stars Luke Wilson, Martin Sheen, Vinessa Shaw, Jake Austin Walker, Wayne Knight, Treat Williams, Scott Haze, Ron White, and Robert Duvall. The movie is based on Jim Dent’s bestselling book of the same title and tells the true story of the Mighty Mites, the football team of a Fort Worth orphanage who, during the Great Depression, went from playing without shoes to playing for the Texas state championships. Roberts also co-wrote the screenplay with Lane Garrison and Kevin Meyer (A Smile Like Yours). Michael De Luca (The Social Network, Moneyball) is producing the project with Houston Hill (Mercury Plains), Angelique De Luca and Brinton Bryan. 12 Mighty Orphans will be released theatrically in New York and Texas on June 11, 2021 by Sony Pictures Classics before expanding nationwide the following week.