EXCLUSIVE: Alona Tal (SEAL team), Jake Busey (Predators) and Craig Sheffer (A river flows through it) have joined Mark Feuerstein, Neal McDonough, Dermot Mulroney and Christopher Lloyd Man in the long black coatby director Salvador Litvak.
The film tells the story of a troubled teenager who is framed for a shocking murder, and the unlikely detective who tries to prove his innocence and uncover a much more sinister truth.
Zach Villa (American horror story), Ed Quinn (The oval), Gabrielle Ruiz (Crazy ex girlfriend), Mercedes Mason (The rookie), Jackson Dunn (Avengers endgame), Mila Brener (Ray Donovan) and JuJu Brener (Hocus Pocus 2) are also new on board the movie.
LB Entertainment’s Lee Broda (A private war) produces. LB is known for critically acclaimed movies Call Jane, the card counter, and breakthrough Bandit. Aimee Schoof and Isen Robbins of Intrinsic Value Films The last thing Mary saw, experimenter, Blue Caprice next will produce. Natalie Marciano, also of LB Entertainment, will co-produce.
Broda maintains that while the film’s anti-Semitic subject matter is ultimately topical Man In The Long Black Coat is a story of redemption with the unraveling of its characters that reflect our human bias.
Litvak, who co-wrote the picture with his wife Nina Davidovich Litvak, is best known for his acclaimed Passover comedy When will we eat?released in 2006. The film, starring Max Greenfield, Ben Feldman, Shiri Appleby, Michael Lerner, Lesley Ann Warren and Jack Klugman in his final roles, is considered a classic by the Jewish community, many of whom have compared it to It’s a great life.