Quartet gear up for 'Exodus'
R. Ellis Frazier is writing, directing, producing crime dramaAndy Garcia, Mario Van Peebles, Luke Goss and Aidan Quinn are set to star in "The Exodus of Charlie Wright." R. Ellis Frazier is writing, directing and producing the indie crime drama.
Geoffrey Ross also is producing the project, which begins shooting next week in Mexico and Los Angeles.
The story centers on Charlie (Quinn), a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is pursued by a Mexican gangster (Garcia), a federal agent (Van Peebles) and thugs sent by a former client (Goss) looking to retrieve his money.
Garcia, repped by Paradigm and Brillstein Entertainment Partners, next appears in the Renny Harlin-directed drama "Georgia."
Van Peebles, repped by Fortitude, next appears in and helms "Things Fall Apart," from co-writer/star 50 Cent.
Goss, repped by Fortitude, manager David Wood and Luber Roklin Entertainment, next appears in "Death Race: Frankenstein Lives."
Repped by Paradigm and Framework Entertainment, Quinn next appears in Warner Bros.' "Jonah Hex," set to be released next month.
Frazier, repped by Cavaleri & Associates, wrote and produced "The Line" and "Confessions of a Pit Fighter."