Legendary playwright/screenwriter/filmmaker David Mamet (“Glengarry Glen Ross” and “Spartan”) is working on a “mixed martial arts drama” called “Redbelt” for Sony Pictures Classics. Variety reports that Tim Allen (“Wild Hogs”) is set to star in it, along side Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ricky Jay and Joe Mantegna, and will mark an unusual step away from the tradition family fare that has made him so popular. We’re not sure how this team-up came to be but did Mamet see something magical in Allen’s performance as Santa Clause all those years?
Read all about it over at Variety>>>
Posted on May 15, 2007 in News by Film Threat Staff
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