"The Runner" Starring Nicolas Cage Now Filming and Hiring in New Orleans

Nicolas Cage's next big movie "The Runner" is now filming in New Orleans, Louisiana and producers are hiring crew members.

'The Runner'  centers on Colin Price (Nicolas Cage) is an idealistic but flawed New Orleans congressman who is forced to confront his dysfunctional life after his career is destroyed in a sex scandal.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Runner will be produced by Benji KohnBingo Gubelmann and Chris Papavasiliou for Paper Street andGlenn Williamson for Back Lot. Ruth MutchNoah MillmanSam BisbeeTom Conigliaro and Erika Hampson are executive producing.

The drama marks the writing and directorial debut of producer Austin Stark. “For my first film as a director, I’m honored to be working alongside one of the finest living actors, Nicolas Cage,” Stark said. “The Runner, a contemporary political drama, is new and exciting territory for Mr. Cage. I have no doubt he’s going to deliver a powerful and poignant performance, as relevant as the film itself.” Paper Street Films feature film "The Runner" starring Nicolas Cage will shoot June 23rd for 5 weeks in New Orleans, Louisiana Please direct all crew resumes to: [email protected] Discuss this story with fellowProject Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting. Source: Film New Orleans; Photo Credit: Shutterstock

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