You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Willis tells ‘Stories’ in directing debut

Actor gets behind camera on indie drama

Bruce Willis will make his directorial debut with the indie psychological drama “Three Stories About Joan.”

Willis, who will have a supporting role in the film, has tapped “10,000 BC” star Camilla Belle to play the titular character. Kieran Culkin has also joined the cast.

Screenplay by tyro scribes Christopher Alexander and Sam Applebaum centers on a young woman at three points in her life and the family tragedies that cause her to lose her grip on reality. Willis will play the father of Belle’s character.

Shooting will start in early October in Shreveport, La.

“Three Stories About Joan” marks the first production from production shingle Willis Brothers Films, which Willis recently formed with his brother, David, and Stephen Eads. Moshe Diamant (“The Black Dahlia”) and Mark Damon (“Monster”) will partner with the banner to produce the film.

Willis, whose recent acting credits include “Assassination of a High School President” and “Planet Terror,” has segued from his starring role in Disney’s “The Surrogates” to pre-production on “Three Stories About Joan.”

Belle’s upcoming credits include the supernatural thriller “Push” alongside Djimon Hounsou and Chris Evans.

More Film

  • Oscar-Nominated Film Editor Edward Abroms Dies

    Oscar-Nominated Film Editor Edward Abroms Dies at 82

    Bruce Willis will make his directorial debut with the indie psychological drama “Three Stories About Joan.” Willis, who will have a supporting role in the film, has tapped “10,000 BC” star Camilla Belle to play the titular character. Kieran Culkin has also joined the cast. Screenplay by tyro scribes Christopher Alexander and Sam Applebaum centers […]

  • Sam Rockwell

    Film News Roundup: Sam Rockwell to Voice Gorilla in Angelina Jolie's 'One and Only Ivan'

    Bruce Willis will make his directorial debut with the indie psychological drama “Three Stories About Joan.” Willis, who will have a supporting role in the film, has tapped “10,000 BC” star Camilla Belle to play the titular character. Kieran Culkin has also joined the cast. Screenplay by tyro scribes Christopher Alexander and Sam Applebaum centers […]

  • Meryl Streep Harvey Weinstein Jennifer Lawrence

    Harvey Weinstein Apologizes for Citing Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence in Legal Defense

    Bruce Willis will make his directorial debut with the indie psychological drama “Three Stories About Joan.” Willis, who will have a supporting role in the film, has tapped “10,000 BC” star Camilla Belle to play the titular character. Kieran Culkin has also joined the cast. Screenplay by tyro scribes Christopher Alexander and Sam Applebaum centers […]

  • Berlin 2018 Review: Sunday's Illness

    Berlin Film Review: 'Sunday's Illness'

    Bruce Willis will make his directorial debut with the indie psychological drama “Three Stories About Joan.” Willis, who will have a supporting role in the film, has tapped “10,000 BC” star Camilla Belle to play the titular character. Kieran Culkin has also joined the cast. Screenplay by tyro scribes Christopher Alexander and Sam Applebaum centers […]

  • Goosebumps Sequel Cast

    'Goosebumps' Sequel Sets Ensemble Cast

    Bruce Willis will make his directorial debut with the indie psychological drama “Three Stories About Joan.” Willis, who will have a supporting role in the film, has tapped “10,000 BC” star Camilla Belle to play the titular character. Kieran Culkin has also joined the cast. Screenplay by tyro scribes Christopher Alexander and Sam Applebaum centers […]

  • Jodie Foster Sterling K Brown

    Jodie Foster-Sterling K. Brown's 'Hotel Artemis' Gets Distribution

    Bruce Willis will make his directorial debut with the indie psychological drama “Three Stories About Joan.” Willis, who will have a supporting role in the film, has tapped “10,000 BC” star Camilla Belle to play the titular character. Kieran Culkin has also joined the cast. Screenplay by tyro scribes Christopher Alexander and Sam Applebaum centers […]

  • Alexandre Desplat

    Will Alexandre Desplat Take Home Another Oscar? A History of Score Wins

    Bruce Willis will make his directorial debut with the indie psychological drama “Three Stories About Joan.” Willis, who will have a supporting role in the film, has tapped “10,000 BC” star Camilla Belle to play the titular character. Kieran Culkin has also joined the cast. Screenplay by tyro scribes Christopher Alexander and Sam Applebaum centers […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content