Join Gyllenhaal and Davis in inner-city pub school pic
Daniel Barnz is directing, having recently rewritten Brin Hill’s original script. Mark Johnson is producing through his Gran Via Prods. banner, and production is just getting under way in Pittsburgh. Walden Media’s Michael Bostick and Morgan Palmer are overseeing the project. Perez, whose last studio pic was 2008’s “Pineapple Express,” earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for her turn in “The Take” opposite John Leguizamo, who she recently re-teamed with on the indie comedy “Fugly!” Reddick is best known for playing Lt. Daniels on HBO’s “The Wire.” Thesp also had a key recurring role on ABC’s “Lost” and recently appeared on the bigscreen in “Jonah Hex.” Reddick is repped by Innovative Artists and Steven Adams Entertainment, while ICM and Authentic Talent & Literary Management rep Perez.
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