Yaya DaCosta, Colm Meaney Sign for 'Whole Lotta Sole'



LONDON -- Yaya DaCosta (The Kids Are Alright) and Colm Meaney (Get Him to the Greek) have signed up to star alongside Brendan Fraser in Belfast-set heist comedy Whole Lotta Sole.

It's a return home for Belfast born  film maker Terry George, who co-wrote the script withThomas Gallagher, the movie is scheduled to begin shooting this week.

Production banner Generator Entertainment is making the movie with the company’s Simon Bosanquet doing the heavy-lifting. George, Jay Russell and David Gorder also produce.

The story centers on a kidnapping and a bungled robbery, and marks Generator’s fifth production to shoot in and around Belfast region since 2008.

It is bankrolled by a tapestry of financing from Jeff Steen Enterprises, Archer City Film Group, Molinare and Northern Ireland Screen.

L.A.-based Essential Entertainment is handling international sales while WME’s Graham Taylor is repping U.S. rights to the title.

comments powered by Disqus