The “Break” producers have teamed with world snooker’s official association. They will film scenes at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre, which is considered the home of professional snooker. The climax of the film is set during the World Snooker Championship final, which takes place at the venue.
Hauer is Ray, owner of a run-down snooker hall and an old school villain. Sam Gittins (“The Smoke”) has the lead role and plays Spencer Pryde, a kid from a rough neighborhood who is wasting his snooker talent and getting dragged into crime. After a chance encounter with a Chinese pool champion, he gets the chance to turn his life around,