Irish producer Sasha King (who previously produced Conrad Gallagher – A Flash in the Pan? for RTÉ,as well as Nostradamus & Me, which won best short at the Galway Film Fleadh) is currently on location in NYC producing independent feature film 5lbs of Pressure for her company Princess Pictures in conjunction with Rumpus Entertainment, Hollywood, California.
Sasha and the writer/director Phil Allocco met previously in NYC through their involvement in the music industry. Steve Carr (director of Paul Blarts Mall Cop, Daddy Day Care and Dr Dolittle2) is executive producer.
Casting is underway and the producers have secured the attachment of James Caviezel (The Passion of Christ, The Thin Red Line) as Adam, Mena Suvari (American Beauty, American Pie), Freddie Rodriguez (‘Ugly Betty’, ‘Six Feet Under’) and Peter Greene (Pulp Fiction, The Usual Suspects).
5lbs of Pressure is the story of three men in New York who are pushed to the absolute limit and must engage in a fight to find their true selves.
Princess Pictures are presently raising the budget and plan to shoot this fall on location in NYC. Investment inquiries can be directed to Sasha King at firstname.lastname@example.org
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