Vivica A. Fox and Rachel Miner will star and Laura Ramsey and Toby Hemingway are in final talks to star in York Shackleton’s Street, the true story of a 16-year-old runaway, from producer Insomnia Media Group.
Fox will portray a woman who helps and mentors Lexi (Ramsey), a girl with a troubled mother, a convict father and a caring sister (Miner). After running away with a boyfriend who ends up abusing her, she finds shelter and love with a drug-addicted street kid (Hemingway) who teaches her how to survive in a tough Portland, Ore., neighborhood.
Jeff Bowler, Bret Saxon and Ari Palitz are producing Street for Insomnia. Shackleton’s Auteur Entertainment is co-producing; Shackleton wrote the script, which is based on the life of co-producer Kristen Jensen. Luke Goss (Hellboy 2: The Golden Army) is executive producing.