Kate Beckinsale will topline Katherine Hardwick’s next feature. deadline report The pair team up for “Prisoner’s Daughter,” a family drama about a “tough but proud ex-con who struggles to find a way to be reunited with his only daughter and grandson.” once he begins his attempt at reconciliation, his violent past once again takes hold of him.
“Mark Becky’s script is a raw, personal look at a deeply fractured family, similar to my first film ‘Thirteen’ (with Evan Rachel Wood and Holly Hunter),” Hardwick said. “With ‘Prisoner’s Daughter,’ I want to completely immerse audiences in the profound world of Kate’s character as she, her father, and her young son try to heal generational family trauma and find a new way forward. We do.”
Hardwick most recently directed the Gina Rodriguez-starrer “Miss Bala,” a thriller about a woman kidnapped by a cartel in Tijuana. His biggest box office hit, “Twilight”, grossed over $407 million worldwide. “Miss You Already” and “Lords of Dogtown” are among her other features. She’s Joining Forces With Eva Longoria, Cara Delevingne, And Others “Women’s Stories” An anthology feature. Her small screen credits include “Don’t Look Deeper” and “This Is Us”.
Best known for her starring role in the “Underworld” franchise, Beckinsale’s other credits include “Love and Friendship,” “Serendipity” and “Pearl Harbor.”
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