12 June 2010 5:33 AM, PDT | The Geek Files | See recent The Geek Files news »

The true story of a young American surfer, wrongfully accused of cocaine trafficking and sent to prison in the 1980s, is the inspiration for new action drama movie The City of Gardens.

Produced by Four Fish Films/DragonTree Media, the project has now wrapped filming in Lima, Peru and is moving to Los Angeles to continue production.

The intense action drama and coming-of-age story stars John Robinson (Lords of Dogtown, Transformers, Elephant), Alex Meraz (who plays one of the native American werewolves in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and New Moon), Johnny Lewis (Sons of Anarchy, The Runaways, Avpr: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem), Michael DeLorenzo (A Few Good Men, Not Forgotten, Resurrection Blvd), Deborah Unger (White Noise, The Hurricane, Angel and the Bad Man, The Game), James Remar (Red, Gun, Pineapple Express, 2 Fast 2 Furious) and Grant Bowler (Killer Elite, True Blood, Ugly Betty). 

The City of Gardens is directed by Camilo Vila (18 Wheels of Justice, »

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