Posted by | Ray Cornelius
VARIETY is reporting that Oscar-winning actresses Whoopi Goldberg and Melissa Leo are teaming up with rising starlet Tessa Thompson for the upcoming comedy, “Furlough.”
The film is being described as follows:
A young woman (Thompson) who lives with and cares for her aging mother (Goldberg), while working part-time at a jail. At work, she is given a chance to show off her abilities when she is assigned to accompany an unruly prisoner (Leo) on an emergency furlough to visit her dying mother, but the duos trip goes haywire.
“Furlough” also stars Anna Paquin, La La Anthony and Drena De Niro. It is also written by Barry Strugatz and directed by Laurie Collyer.
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