‘Angel Has Fallen’ actor, Morgan Freeman is set to star in and produce Peter Greenaway drama ‘Lucca Mortis’ in which he will play a writer.
Based in New York City’s Little Italy, Freeman’s character is set to make his last big adventure as he takes a sabbatical and travels with his family to Lucca, Italy in order to trace his ancestral roots and clean up the loose ends in his life.
Morgan will produce with Lori McCreary through their Revelations Entertainment alongside Greenaway’s longtime producing partner, Kees Kasander.
“Morgan and I have been fans of Peter’s work for years and we feel very blessed to have this opportunity to actually work with him,” McCreary said.
Greenaway is best known for film’s that include ‘The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover,’ ‘The Draughtsman’s Contract’ and ‘Drowning by Numbers.’ His films are noted for the distinct influence of Renaissance and Baroque painting, and Flemish painting in particular. He has won numerous awards for his work including the BAFTA Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award.
Freeman’s long and lustrous career has seen him star in films such as ‘The Shawshank Redemption’, ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ and ‘Million Dollar Baby’. He was last seen starring opposite Gerard Butler in action-thriller ‘Angel Has Fallen’, His upcoming projects include the sequel to ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’, ‘The Comeback Trail’ alongside Robert De Niro and Daniel Adams ‘Panama’.
The film is scheduled to begin shooting around March 2020.