Showtime Says Several Our Fathers10/04/2004 5:55 AM Eastern
Showtime Networks Inc. and Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc. announced Monday that principal photography has been completed on feature film Our Fathers.
Our Fathers is the first film produced under a May agreement between Peace Arch and Showtime to co-finance and distribute up to 15 motion pictures over a three-year period.
Peace Arch will release the films theatrically throughout the world, and Showtime will then premiere them in the United States.
Our Fathers is the story of a small-time lawyer who uncovers the cover-up of child abuse by priests in the Boston Archdiocese.
The film is directed by Dan Curtis from a screenplay by Thomas Michael Donnelly based on David France’s critically acclaimed novel, Our Fathers: The Secret Lives of the Catholic Church in an Age of Scandal.
Our Fathers stars Ted Danson (Saving Private Ryan, 3 Men and a Little Lady), Christopher Plummer (A Beautiful Mind, The Insider), Daniel Baldwin (Homicide: Life on the Street), Ellen Burstyn (Divine Secrets of the Ya Ya Sisterhood, The Exorcist) and Brian Dennehy (Stolen Summer, Romeo & Juliet).