Indie war flick ‘Fort McCoy’ gets a cast
By Patrick Luce Sep 2, 2008, 11:03 GMT
Eric Stoltz, Brendan Fehr, Camryn Manheim, Lyndsy Fonseca, Seymour Cassel and Kate Connor have all signed to join the indie wartime drama “Fort McCoy.”
Variety reports Connor and Michael Worth are set to handle producing duties on the $1 million-budget film with shooting taking place in Wisconsin. Worth is also directing from Connor’s script. The film’s plot is based on actual events.
The film follows a barber who moves with his family during WWII to a POW camp in Wisconsin. His children are the only kids on the base except for a German teenager who forms a friendship with the barber’s little girl.