‘Mother’s Milk’: Hilary Swank, Jack Reynor and Olivia Cooke to star in upcoming opioid thriller
Actors Hilary Swank, Jack Reynor and Olivia Cooke are set to star in the upcoming opioid-themed thriller “Mother’s Milk.”
The film, which recently wrapped production in New York, is directed by Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, who co-wrote the screenplay with Madison Harrison, ‘Variety’ reports.
The director’s previous credits include Sundance Special Jury Prize-winning ‘As You Are’ and ‘Dreamland’, starring Margot Robbie.
Besides the three leads, the additional cast includes Dilone, Hopper Penn, Norm Lewis, and Karen Aldridge.
“Mother’s Milk” follows a journalist who, after the murder of her son, forms an unlikely alliance with his pregnant girlfriend to find those responsible for his death.
Together they confront a world of drugs and corruption in the underworld of their small town in upstate New York, where they uncover an even darker secret.
“Making this film has been a personal dream of mine for six years and assembling a stellar cast like this is more than I could have ever hoped for,” Joris-Peyrafitte said in a statement.
“I’m so excited to bring this story to life with them and my team of incredible producers.”
The film was financed by Shaun Sanghani of SSS Entertainment, through his financing arm SSS Film Capital, with his sales banner The Syndicate handling worldwide sales of the image.
Sanghani is also producing alongside Siena Oberman of Artemis Pictures and Emma Tillinger Koskoff. Swank executive produces the film with Peter Winther, Brent Stiefel of Votiv Films and Lizzie Friedman, Karen Lauder and Greg Little of Priority Pictures.
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