Lightning’s WHOLE LOTTA SOLE Trailer Arrives; Directed by Terry George & Starring Brendan Fraser
Photo Credit – Aidan Monaghan
Check out the first trailer for WHOLE LOTTA SOLE – the dramatic comedy directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker, Terry George (HOTEL RWANDA) who co-writes the film along with Thomas Gallagher.
It stars leading comedic actor Brendan Fraser (THE MUMMY franchise), Colm Meaney (THE DAMNED UNITED), Martin McCann (CLASH OF THE TITANS), YaYa DaCosta (THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT) andÂ David O’Hara (HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 1).
The film world premiered at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival and received rave reviews from critics.
Lightning Entertainment is representing international rights to the film and is selling it at the ongoing Cannes Film Market where it made its market premiere. Richard Guardian is serving as a consultant on the film for Lightning.
WHOLE LOTTA SOLE tells the story of Jimbo (McCann), who in a misguided attempt to protect his family and pay back gambling debts to the local mobster, robs a fish market which is owned by the same gangland boss Mad Dog Flynn (O’Hara) and finds himself in a hostage standoff surrounded by the police.
Acclaimed Irish filmmaker Terry George won an Oscar this year for his live-action short film, THE SHORE starring Ciaran Hinds. George has been nominated twice before; Best Original Screenplay for Don Cheadle starrer HOTEL RWANDA which he also directed and produced and Best Adapted Screenplay for IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER co-written with Jim Sheridan and starring Daniel Day-Lewis, which was nominated for an additional six Oscars. He also directed Focus Features’ RESERVATION ROAD starring Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Connelly and Mira Sorvino.
The film is produced by George, Simon Bosanquet (upcoming ROMEO AND JULIET), David Gorder (X MEN: THE LAST STAND) and Jay Russell (THE WATER HORSE).
WHOLE LOTTA SOLE will be released in the US by ARC Entertainment in Fall 2012.
Colm Meaney. Photo Credit – Aidan Monaghan