Eight 'Jump' for Rydell's indie drama

Foreman, Liza
January 2005
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;1/11/2005, Vol. 387 Issue 20, p4
This article reports that Danny DeVito, Kim Basinger, Nick Cannon, Forest Whitaker, Caria Gugino, Jay Mohr, Kelsey Grammer and Ray Liotta are about to jump to attention for helmer Mark Rydell on the indie ensemble drama "Jump Shot," which begins shooting on January 18, 2005 in Los Angeles. Robert Tannen penned the script, which is a series of intertwining stories on how gambling and drugs destroy people's lives. Rydell also will produce with David Greathouse and Bob Yari, who will finance through his Bob Yari Productions, shingle. The German film fund Apollo also is involved in financing and producing the project. Greathouse, who has been on the project since the start, recently joined John Baldecchi Productions, at Sony.


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