Jared Keeso, Lauren Lee Smith, Ennis Esmer and Gil Bellows will star star in the Butler Brothers’ sports comedy, which Marina Cordoni Entertainment will introduce to buyers in Berlin.

Cordoni (pictured) has come on as executive producer on the story of a former junior hockey star and hitman who returns home to care for his brother in a bid for redemption.

Brett and Jason Butler will co-direct First Round Down from their screenplay and have lined up a 2015 shoot in northern Ontario

First Round Down is a fun script with a wonderful cast,” said Cordoni. “It follows in the footsteps of some of the great sports comedies, and will no doubt create buzz. The Butlers have done a terrific job of writing snappy dialogue for intriguing characters.”