Film stars Rockwell as girls basketball coach

“Grace Is Gone” helmer James Strouse is set to write and direct “The Winning Season,” an indie comedy centering on a high school girls basketball coach.

Sam Rockwell, Emma Roberts and Rob Corddry are starring.

Pic tracks a divorced, down-on-his-luck coach (Rockwell) who makes a bid for redemption by coaching his daughter’s team.

Gotham-based Gigi Prods. and Plum Pictures are producing.

The film will shoot in October in the New York area.

Strouse’s credits also include “Lonesome Jim,” directed by Steve Buscemi.

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