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).