'Lion Inside' cast grows

Rhys-Davies, Rotibi, Jean-Louis eyeing Africa tale

John Rhys-Davies, Sammi Rotibi and Jimmy Jean-Louis are in negotiations to join the cast of the environmental actioner "The Lion Inside," which ECO Films will shoot this summer in Africa.

Billy Boyd and Peter Mullan are starring in the film, set against the backdrop of illegal logging and wildlife poaching in Central Africa, written by Jim Branchflower and directed by Richard Jobson. ECO Films' Branchflower and Jeff Rodgers, Kalahari Pictures' Michael Murphey and Marker Entertainment's Paul Emami and Chad Hawkins are producing.