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Laurence Fishburne, Clifton Collins Jr. to Star in Jail Drama Frank & Louis

A man serving a life sentence discovers redemption in looking after fellow prisoners in the upcoming drama Frank & Louis.

The upcoming drama Frank & Louis has actually boarded some strong skill for its titular leads. Per Due Date, Laurence Fishburne (John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, All the Old Knives) and Clifton Collins Jr. (Westworld, Jockey) have actually been cast in the movie that remains in the works from Individual, Zodiac Pictures, and Peachtree & Vine Productions. Petra Volpe (The Divine Order) is directing utilizing a script co-written with Esther Bernstorff.

No other cast members have actually yet been revealed. You can check out the main run-through listed below.

In Frank & Louis, a man serving a life sentence (Collins) takes an in-prison task taking care of aging and infirm detainees experiencing amnesia illness—consisting of one played by Fishburne. What begins as a self-serving objective for parole becomes a deep psychological and transformative relationship, providing a twinkle of redemption in an otherwise unforgiving place.

Individual is producing the function with Reto Schaerli and Lukas Hobi of Zodiac Pitures, in addition to Tyler Perry and Tim Palen of Peachtree & Vine. Jeff Skoll and Anikah McLaren of Individual are executive producing with Cora Olson co-producing.


Director Petra Volpe States Dealing With This Cast Is a Dream Come To Life

On what it suggests to deal with a cast of this quality, Volpe stated, “To work with Laurence Fishburne and Clifton Collins, Jr. on this intimate and emotional story is an absolute dream come true. I feel a deep gratitude towards the incarcerated men I met while researching this project, and I can’t wait to bring this touching and timely story to audiences. Hopefully this film will contribute to an important conversation about aging, mental health and the prison system.”

“It is amazing to see this project grow,” Individual CEO David Linde likewise stated in a declaration. “Tyler Perry joining this incredible team, combining with Petra, Clifton and Laurence, brings such a uniquely creative dynamic to a powerful story that showcases how shared compassion makes for a unifying, exhilarating experience.”

Perry included, “I have actually long been a fan of Individual, and the business’s dedication to storytelling that motivates social modification. As a supporter for jail reform, the story of Frank & Louis and its effective styles resonated with me, and I’m thrilled to be part of the imaginative group bringing this story to life.”

Fishburne has actually had lots of functions throughout the years, that includes his stint in the John Wick movie series. The star will return as the Bowery King for the upcoming follow up John Wick: Chapter 4 in 2023. He is likewise connected to the upcoming movie Slingshot along with Casey Affleck and Emily Beecham. Over the last few years, the veteran star has actually been seen in the movies Under the Arena Lights, The Ice Roadway, and All the Old Knives.

Collins has actually likewise been hard at work in Hollywood. Over the previous year, he has actually appeared in different movies consisting of Breaking News in Yuba County, After Yang, Problem Street, and Jockey. He will likewise appear in the upcoming sci-fi movie Landscape with Unnoticeable Hand.

Frank & Louis does not yet have a main best date.

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