True tale drama Stealing Cars is moving into gear with Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy, Mike Epps, Emory Cohen, and more with helmer Bradley Kaplan (Muhammad And Larry, The Love We Make), who makes the leap from documentary to narrative film with the pic. Cohen (Smash, The Place Beyond The Pines) stars as a confident but rebellious teenager involved in a tragic car accident who finds brutality, then forgiveness and hope, in an unjust juvenile penal system. The screenplay is by Avenging Angelo‘s Will Aldis and Steve Mackall. Dallas Buyers Club producer Rachel Winter first read the script in 1999, but the project spent 14 years in development before the current iteration came together with Cohen, Huffman, Macy, Epps, John Leguizamo and Paul Sparks leading the ensemble. Winter is producing with Dan Keston. Steve Levinson and Mark Wahlberg are executive producing with Erika Hampson.Heather Lind, Al Calderon, Leopold Manswell, Jeff Lima, Grace Van Patten, Deema Aitken, Chance Kelly, David Holmes, Craig “muMs” Grant, Chris Caldovino, Volney Steffire, Chris Cenatiempo and Black Thought also star. Cohen is repped by CAA and Harvest Talent. Leguizamo is represented by UTA, Silver Lining Entertainment and Sloan, Offer, Weber and Dern, LLP. Epps is represented by CAA, Industry Entertainment and Morris, Yorn, Barnes, Levine, Krintzman, Rubenstein, Kohner & Gellman. Huffman is represented by CAA. Macy is represented by WME. Sparks is represented by Gersh and One Entertainment.
Emory Cohen, Mike Epps, Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy Set For ‘Stealing Cars’
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