Saban Films today announced the acquisition of Philip Martin’s The Forger, starring John Travolta, Christopher Plummer, Tye Sheridan, Jennifer Ehle, Anson Mount, Abigail Spencer and Marcus Thomas. Featuring a screenplay by Richard D’Ovidio, the film will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this Friday, September 12th.
Released from prison so that he can spend time with his dying son (Sheridan), an expert art forger (Travolta) is coerced into participating in a major museum heist.
?John Travolta was brilliant as a criminal who would go to any means to protect his son,? said Saban Films President Bill Bromiley. ?We look forward to working with Travolta and the talented team behind ‘The Forger’ on the US release.?
The Forger is produced by Code Entertainment?s Al Corley, Bart Rosenblatt and Eugene Musso and Rob Carliner. Executive producers include Jonathan Dana, Randi Michel, Myles Nestel, Gordon Bijelonic, Phil Stephenson, Linda Favila and Anson Downs.