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‘Edison’ makers reteam for ‘American’ project

Prod'n just wrapped on Freeman, Spacey pic

After collaborating on “Edison,” Emmett/Furla Films will produce writer-director David J. Burke’s next feature, “American Rain.”

A drama set in a South Florida fishing town, “American Rain” follows a young waitress as she overcomes the memory of her mother’s murder to find love with a pilot with a troubled past.

Randall Emmett and George Furla will produce.

Burke was an exec producer on “Law & Order: SVU,” and exec produced, wrote and directed “Wiseguy.” He just wrapped “Edison,” which stars Morgan Freeman, LL Cool J, Justin Timberlake and Kevin Spacey.

Emmett/Furla Films recently announced the first project on its recently reupped nonexclusive production finance agreement with Millennium Films, “The Contract,” which Bruce Beresford will direct.

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