Forest Whitaker Attaches to “Little Treasure”
hollywoodnews.com; Belltower Entertainment announced today that Academy Award Winner Forest Whitaker (Last King of Scotland) is formally attached to star in the Feature Film entitled “Little Treasure” to be filmed entirely on location in Shanghai, China.
Michael D. Olmos (Splinter) is attached to direct. Belltower utilized in part, a $1 million credit facility to secure Whitaker and Olmos through William Morris Endeavour Agency (WME) where they are both repped. Whitaker will Executive Produce the film as well.
Little Treasure is an inspiring story about a bi-racial American couple who return to the wife’s homeland of China to rekindle their love and reignite their marriage, only to encounter prejudices, humor, cultural differences, and ultimately self-discovery…and along the way meeting a Shanghai street kid who changes their lives. The screenplay was penned by writer Josh Goldstein (Disney’s Jungle Cruise, “Fresh Prince of Bel Air,” “Jamie Foxx Show”).
Michael D. Olmos (Splinter) is attached to direct alongside Hollywood cinematographer Reynaldo Villalobos (Risky Business, A Bronx Tale, Urban Cowboy).
Forest has amassed a total of $1,183,733,225 box office take over his career with an average of $35,870,704 per film.
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