Frank Peluso will direct from his screenplay, which traces the search for lost pirate treasure hidden inside a Caribbean Island hotel days before it’s due for demolition. Shooting is set to begin in February at Pinewood Studios in the Dominican Republic.
Jimmy Holcomb of Opsis Entertainment is producing and Luis Gonzalez-Bunster and Rolando Gonzalez-Bunster (CEO of InterEnergy) are financing and producing the project. Nancy Nayor and Bruce Rubenstein are executive producing.
Nick Cassavetes will serve as executive producer and continue his longstanding working relationship with Peluso, who was an associate producer of “Alpha Dog.”
Fonda will next be seen opposite Melissa Leo in the feature “The Most Hated Woman in America,” produced by Elizabeth Banks for Netflix. Fonda recently completed filming opposite Christopher Plummer and Vera Farmiga in the independent feature “Boundaries” from writer/director Shana Feste.
McCallany is presently starring in the David Fincher Netflix series “Mindhunter” and will be seen in the upcoming films “Sully”, “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” and “Monster Trucks.”
Holcomb is a co-producer of “The Beklo Experiment.”
Fonda is co-managed by Untitled and Alan Somers at Pure Arts. McCallany is represented by APA and Dave Fleming at Atlas Artists. Cassavetes is repped by LBI and WME. Dice Clay is represented by Bruce Rubenstein Management and Richard Lewis is represented by BRS/Gage Talent Agency, Super Artists and Michelle Marx Inc.