The film, written by Bratton and based on his own life, will begin shooting later this summer. Bratton just won an Independent Spirit Award for his critically acclaimed documentary Pier Kids.
Effie T. Brown will produce and co-finance on behalf of Gamechanger Films. A24 will co-finance and handle worldwide distribution on the film. Chester Algernal Gordon will produce via their Freedom Principle shingle.
Woodbine was most recently seen in Netflix’s Spenser Confidential and has Ghostbusters: Afterlife bowing this November. He also has the new live-action Halo series for Paramount .
Castillo was most recently seen in Netflix’s Army of the Dead and Wrath of Man.
Woodbine is represented by The Gersh Agency and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein. Castillo is represented by CAA, JWS Entertainment and attorney Rick Genow.