‘Prophets’ under way

Prinze, Rhames star in Seven Arts pic

Seven Arts Pictures’ “Poolhall Prophets,” written and directed by Keoni Waxman, is in production in New Orleans.

Freddie Prinze Jr. and Ving Rhames star in the story of a street smart pool player who joins a group of pool hustlers. He gains some notoriety in the underground world until he finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes match between his boss and a corrupt cop.

Pic also stars Callum Keith Rennie.

Waxman anticipates filming will wrap by the end of this month, with Blockbuster Video set to release the film in the fall. Producers are Morris Bart, Michael Arata, John Anderson, Prinze and Waxman.

Seven Arts Pictures, which recently announced the completion of its reverse takeover of U.K. company Cabouchon, produced the upcoming “Noise” and has acquired and will distribute Tag Entertainment’s “Supercross.” Latter will be released by 20th Century Fox next year.

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