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The new movie is directed by Jerry Jameson and is set to hit theaters on September 18th. Women In Film is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting equal opportunities for women, encouraging creative projects by women, and expanding and enhancing portrayals of women in all forms of global media.
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She was one of the most influential talent agents of her time, when women were not the norm, and she was devoted to her clients. Throughout her career at ICM Partners , Toni has mentored many young agents to incredibly successful careers of their own. She began her entertainment industry career as a casting director, working on such iconic projects as " Tootsie ," "Superman," " The Right Stuff " and " Something About Amelia. Kate Mara House Of Cards plays the lead role of Ashley Smith — a single mother struggling with drug addiction and a battle for custody of her daughter. Smith is thrust into the spotlight, however, when prison escapee Brian Nichols forces his way into her apartment and holds her captive for seven hours.
Nichols had been awaiting trial for multiple counts of kidnapping, assault and rape of a former girlfriend, when he overpowered law enforcement officers in the courthouse and shot the judge — Rowland Barnes — and a court reporter named Julie Brandau. The studio made the announcement Tuesday, also stating that the film will come to theaters Sept.
The book was adapted to screen by Brian Bird. The film also stars Michael K. The studio will release the film on September 18, The film's screenplay is by Brian Bird.
Here's what David Oyelowo had to say about Captive in a statement. I feel blessed to be continuing my very fruitful relationship with Paramount. Paramount Pictures has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Captive. Brian Bird wrote the screenplay. The studio will release the film on Sept 18, The executive producers are Santiago Garcia Galvan ,.
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The film tells the true story of Ashley Smith Mara , a single mother and recovering drug addict who was taken hostage in her own apartment by fugitive, murderer and accused rapist Brian Nichols Oyelowo. Warner Bros. The plot of the film is based on actual events that took place in Atlanta on March 11, , when Brian Nichols broke out of a courthouse jail. Fleeing law enforcement, Nichols forced his way into the home of single mother and meth addict Ashley Smith Mara , holding her hostage at gunpoint. The film will begin production this month, with Leonor Valera and Mimi Rogers set to co-star.
Two rising young stars are getting the chance to shine in lead roles, by starring in a true life thriller. While eluding a statewide manhunt, Nichols took Ashley Smith Mara , a single mother struggling with meth addiction, hostage in her own apartment. Over the course of her ordeal, Smith used a book she had been given, Rick Warren's 'The Purpose Driven Life,' to reason with her captor, with surprising results.
Eluding a statewide manhunt, Nichols takes Ashley Smith Mara , a single mother struggling with meth addiction, hostage in her own apartment. The person who reviewed the book and said "Book neglects to mention that she gave him crystal meth in addition to prayer. That is mentioned in the book.
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It talks about how her husband was killed, her drug addiction past and how she used it to relate with Brian Nichols. Kim S. I've never really like the whole biography thing, but this book is amazing and the details of the story are just mind boggling! I truly loved the testimony that she ends up walking away with is more priceless to the recovery of her walk and her life than anything else that she has faced so far. Great book and would even be a good read the second time through. Vicki L. What an amazing story of how God works in and through us Jodie B.
Very interesting fast read. You really feel what the author was going through when she was held hostage. Sharon D. It was good to see how a person was able to change some bad behaviors due to a crisis situation.
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Sarah T. Controversial book by a former drug addict who is hailed as a hero by some. Debra S. Amazing true story of faith, courage and starting over. An interesting and easy read. Tiffany T.