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Cannes: Nicolas Cage’s ‘USS Indianapolis’ Bought by Saban Films (Exclusive)

13 May 2015 6:15 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Saban Films has acquired North American rights to Hannibal Classics’ World War II movie “USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage,” starring Nicolas Cage.

Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane, Matt Lanter and Brian Presley have joined the cast, with shooting starting in mid-June in Mobile, Ala.

Mario Van Peebles will direct from a script by Cam Cannon and Hannibal Classics principal Richard Rionda Del Castro. Producers are Rionda Del Castro and Michael Mendelsohn of Patriot Pictures, who is financing “Men of Courage” with Hannibal Classics.

Ness Saban and Saban Films president Bill Bromiley will exec produce along with Patricia Eberle, Timothy Patrick Cavanaugh, Dama Claire, Jamal Hanan, Mariusz Lukomski and Frederico Lapenda.

Cage, who starred in “Tokarev” for Hannibal, will take on the role of Capt. Charles Butler McVay, whose ship was torpedoed in the South Pacific in July 1945, after delivering parts for the first atomic bombs. Their mission was classified, so the »

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