True-crime is an essential in Hollywood nowadays. From the documentary-turned-dramatized series, The Staircase, to the upcoming Netflix documentary Keep Sugary Food: Hope and Follow, the category is attracting enormous quantities of audiences. The next terrifying-but-true story getting its silver screen transformation will be the astounding tale of Trish Dam – the survivor of a kidnapping and rape at the hands of Ernesto Miranda. Rapidly getting traction, Due date reports that the production, which is entitled Miranda’s Victim, will star Abigail Breslin, Luke Wilson, Andy Garcia, and Donald Sutherland.
Miranda’s Victim follows Dam’s (Breslin) traumatic story of her 1963 kidnapping and sexual attack at the hands of Miranda. While Dam battle’s tooth and nail to apprehend her aggressor and ensure he never ever has the opportunity to perform his horror once again, America’s legal system has other strategies as the case develops into the development of what we understand today as the Miranda caution – or Miranda rights. Dam’s lawyer, Lawrence Turoff, who presses the girl to continue with court hearings and inform her story to the world will be played by Wilson while Garcia will represent Alvin Moore, the general public protector who’s charged with Miranda’s case, and Sutherland as Judge Wren, the man who convicts Miranda for the rape of Dam.
Michelle Danner will helm the movie which was penned by George Kolber. The innovative duo will likewise produce with Valerie Debler, Brain Drillinger, and Alexandra Guarnieri. Miranda’s Victim is Danner’s follow up to her current celebration favorite, The Runner. The action-thriller, which stars Edouard Philipponnat, Cameron Douglas, Elisabeth Röhm, Eric Balfour, and Nadji Jeter is preparing a theatrical release later on this year. In addition to standing at the helm of now 7 productions, Danner is a revered acting instructor and co-founder of the Edgemar Center for the Arts and the Los Angeles Performing Conservatory. She boasts a long list of A-list students consisting of Salma Hayek, Christian Slater, Chris Rock, and Gabrielle Union.
Delighted to clarify the story of Dam and the man who so deeply and extremely impacted her life, Danner stated,
The very first time I check out George Kolber’s fascinating script and found out about Trish’s experience, it moved and influenced me. “Miranda’s Victim” puts us at the crossway in between a harsh rape case and a nationwide motion for civil liberties.
While shooting has actually started in New Jersey, no release date is yet set for Miranda’s Victim. As constantly, remain tuned to Collider for more updates surrounding this true-crime based function.