BENT - Casting Director
Center Theatre Group
Moises Kaufman - Director
Martin Sherman - Writer
Starring: Hugo Armstrong, Ray Baker, Tom Berklund, Matthew Carlson, Brionne Davis, Wyatt Fenner, Patrick Huesinger, Charlie Hofheimer, Andy Mientus, Jake Shears, Brian Slaten and Jonathan B. Wright
Set in Germany in the 1930s, Bent follows the struggles of gay men trying to survive in Nazi Germany, in particular two men who, in the midst of the darkest moments of mankind, manage to give and receive love and find strength in each other. OPENING: July 16th – August 23rd at the Mark Taper Forum
A Storm in the Stars - Casting Director
Haifaa al-Mansour - Director
Emma Jensen - Writer
Amy Baer, Rebecca Miller, Joannie Burstein- Producers
Starring: Elle Fanning, Bel Powley
The story of the love affair between poet Percy Shelley and 18-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft, which resulted in Mary Shelley writing Frankenstein.
START DATE: Fall 2015
SHOOTING LOCATION: Europe
Two Lovers and a Bear - Casting Director
Kim Nguyen - Writer / Director
Roger Frappier - Producer
Starring: Dane DeHaan, Tatiana Maslany
Set in a small town near the North Pole where roads lead to nowhere, the story follows Roman and Lucy, two burning souls who come together to make a leap for life and inner peace.
Soy Negro - Casting Director
Rafi Pitts - Director
Rafi Pitts, Razvan Radulescu - Writers
Nicolas Celis, Rita Dagher, Thanassis Karathanos - Producers
Starring: Johnny Ortiz, Rory Cochran, Aml Ameen, Darrell Britt-Gibson
Nero, a 19 year old Mexican, dreams of becoming an American. He joins the U.S Army as a Green Card soldier – a shortcut to citizenship. Nero is shipped out to the Middle East to fight a war where he doesn’t belong.
The Chosen - Casting Director
Antonio Chavarrias - Writer / Director
Antonio Chavarrias, Monica Lozano, Edmon Roch - Producers
Starring: Alfonso Herrera, Hannah Murray, Henry Goodman and Julian Sands
Based on the true story of the assassination of Leon Trotsky, Russian Marxist revolutionary who was killed in 1940.
The People Garden - Casting Director
Nadia Litz - Writer / Director
Coral Aiken, Daniel Beckerman, Jonathan Bronfman, Jason Ross Jallet - Producers
Starring: Dree Hemingway, Pamela Anderson, Francois Arnaud
An actress in Japan searches for her missing rock star boyfriend.
Mr. Pig - Casting Director
Diego Luna - Writer / Director
Diego Luna, Pablo Cruz - Producers
Starring: Danny Glover
Storyline under wraps.
The Greens Are Gone - Casting Director / Associate Producer
Peer Pedersen- Writer / Director
Michael Kristoff, Adam Gibbs - Producers
Starring - Catherine Keener, Kaitlyn Dever, Anton Yelchin, Annie Starke, Riley Keough
The Greens Are Gone, is one of those character rich dramas that tells the story of a family riddled with emotional problems and a story of strong women faced with emotional instability.
Every Thing Will Be Fine- Casting Director
Feature Film – Released Fall 2015
Wim Wenders - Director
Gian-Piero Ringel - Producer
Bjorn-Olaf Johannessen - Writer
Starring - James Franco, Rachel McAdams, Charlotte Gainsbourgh
Every Thing Will Be Fine is a family drama, unraveling over the course of 12 years. A story of guilt and forgiveness, and of accepting things you cannot change anymore. The film will be shot in 3D.
Nina – Casting Director
Cynthia Mort - Writer / Director
Ben Latham Jones, Barnaby Thompson, Stuart Parr - Producers
Starring: Zoe Saldana, David Oeylowo
Nina tells the story of the legendary great soul singer, Nina Simone and her relationship with her manager Clifton. It is not strictly a biopic, but rather a portrait of an icon whose talent and passion took the world by storm. She was an iconic musician, but also a woman who represented “women” in their quest to be heard and appreciated equally. Nina’s talent was huge and like many artists her inner demons also shaped her life and career.
Vernon God Little - Casting Director
Werner Herzog - Director
Andrew Birkin - Writer
Katja Eichinger, Stefan Arndt, Pablo Cruz - Producers
In the small border town of Martirio, Texas (everyone just knows everyone, you know?), a violent school shooting stops everything. Jesus Navarro, a bullied loner, guns down 6 classmates before shooting himself. Vernon, his one and only friend, watches Jesus’ suicide and then in an ugly twist of ignorance, becomes the prime suspect in the shootings.
START DATE: TBD
SHOOTING LOCATION: TBD
Clang – Casting Director
Mark Pellington - Director
Mark Pellington, Larry Gross, Paul Schrader – Writers
Tim Perrell, Mark Pellington - Producers
Starring: Kurt Russell
A man flies home after his mother is murdered in order to investigate her death and tend to his father with Alzheimer’s.
Our Little Secret – Casting Director / Producer
Yuri Zeltser - Writer / Director
Heidi Levitt – Executive Producer
Yan Fisher – Producer
Inspired by true events that provide the background and trigger the plot, this story is an intimate exploration of a family post 9/11. A family destroyed, and a family resurrected – rising from the ashes. I see it as a fairy tale of sorts, filled with magical realism, humor – and dread.
Start Date: TBD
Shooting Location: New Mexico
Exiles on Main Street – Producer
Heidi Levitt, Alex Gibney - Producers
This project is a strong passion of mine. It will be a series of short films for television that I have developed. The series deals with culture clash and immigrant struggles in America and abroad. Each film will be directed by a renown director, including Wayne Wang, Mira Nair, Sherman Alexie, Isabel Coixet, etc, who will bring his or her own unique “outsider” experience to the project. Films will be based on short stories by great writers including, Robert Olen Butler, Jumpha Lahiri, Sherman Alexie, Z.Z. Packer, K. Kvashay-Boyle, among many others.
White People - MTV Documentary
Define American - Producer
White People follows Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas as he travels across the country to get this complicated conversation started.
Premieres: July 22nd at 8pm/7c.
Article: Nine Ways You Can Use Your White Privledge for Good
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