Perrineau on 'Case' for indie


Former "Lost" castaway Harold Perrineau is coming aboard to executive produce and star in the indie drama "Case 219."

The film is based on the novel "Shooter" by award-winning children's book author Walter Dean Myers and centers on the aftermath of a high school shooting from the perspective of three misfit teens.

Christian Faber is producing.

Perrineau joins a supporting cast that includes Evan Ross and Taylor Nichols. Leslie Hope and Leven Rambin are in negotiations.

He recently finished starring in and executive producing the indie film "The Killing Jar" with Michael Madsen and next appears in the upcoming ABC drama "The Unusuals."

Perrineau is repped by APA. Ross and Hope are repped by ICM, Rambin is repped by Endeavor and Talent Works reps Nichols. (partialdiff)