Cannes: Morgan Freeman Boards Action-Comedy 'Villa Capri'

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April 20th 2017

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Film finance, production, and sales services Sierra/Affinity is heading Cannes with a slate that includes an action-comedy titled "Villa Capri," which Morgan Freeman and Tommy Lee Jones are on board to star in, with Ron Shelton directing.

The story follows an ex-FBI agent and a former mob lawyer who are in a witness protection program, and who must work together to avoid a mob hit.

CAA packaged the project and represents US rights.

eOne and Endurance Media are financing.

Billy Gerber and Endurance’s Steve Richards are producing, with John Mass and Alan Simpson executive producing the film.

Principal photography is scheduled to begin in New Mexico this summer.

by Tambay Obenson on April 20th 2017
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