Brian Cox grows to new ‘Heights’

Thesp to produce indie crime drama with Chill Entertainment

Brian Cox is venturing into producing with indie crime drama “Our Lady of Jackson Heights,” working with Chill Entertainment.

Cox, Chill Entertainment partner Richard Bever and RenMick Films’ Catherina Ren Knerr are heading the project and planning an early 2011 start of production.

“Jackson Heights,” penned by Mickey Abbate, follows the struggles of a teen drug dealer who finds that the path to escaping his murderous drug boss may be through the grandmother he hasn’t seen since he was a child.

Cox’s acting credits include “L.I.E.” “The Bourne Identity” and “Zodiac.” He’ll be seen next in Summit’s “Red” opposite Bruce Willisand Morgan Freeman.

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