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The American Can

 

WRITER: Adetoro Makinde

PRODUCER:  Adetoro Makinde

GENRE: Drama | Action | Biopic

STATUS: Pre-Production

 

SUMMARY: 

Based on a true story in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, John, an ex-Marine with PTSD, is trapped with the residents of his apartment complex. Katrina becomes his Iraq; and with each hopeless day somebody might die. This is a pressure cooker he wants to ignore but a mission he's destined to take.

WILL SMITH KICKING "AMERICAN CAN" WITH ED ZWICK  

Sony Pictures and his Overbrook Entertainment have revived American Can, and are now looking to Ed Zwick to direct Smith in a reluctant hero role...

WILL SMITH EYES DENZEL WASHINGTON FOR HIS KATRINA PROJECT

Denzel Washington might take over starring duties to help it all happen sooner rather than later...

EX-MARINE JOHN KELLER SHEPHERDED HUNDREDS TO SAFETY FOLLOWING KATRINA

John Keller was hanging out in his apartment at the American Can Company on the Wednesday after Hurricane Katrina when he heard an explosive noise at his door... 

WILL SMITH, SONY ACQUIRE KATRINA STORY 

Sony-based Overbrook banner alongside Backdoor Films' Makinde... 

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