ContentFilm heats 'Cool' with Goines

Rodney, David
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/25/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 64, p6
Trade Publication
Readying for the domestic release on Friday through Fox Searchlight of "Never Die Alone," Gotham based indie banner ContentFilm has committed to finance and produce "Daddy Cool," a second adaptation of the work of 1970's cult writer Donald Goines, with helmer Ernest Dickerson again expected to take on directing duties. The novel by African American ex author Goines was adapted by screenwriter Oren Moverman. "Daddy Cool," centers on a professional hit man whose family life crumbles when his teenage daughter runs away from home. His attempt to secure his daughter from her lowlife boyfriend triggers of a chain of events.


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