Sycamore Entertainment Group, Inc., today announced it has signed a deal with Dreamline Pictures for the North American distribution rights to the suspense thriller “Unsullied,” the first feature film written and directed by former NFL star Simeon Rice.
Rice, a four-time All-Pro linebacker who was a member of the 2003 Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is a graduate of the New York Film Academy and co-founder of Dreamline Pictures.
Rice directed the feature from a script he co-wrote with John Nodilo. It’s said to be loosely-based on a true event, and tells the story of Reagan Farrow, an athlete grieving over the tragic loss of her older sister, whose memory and inspiration helps Reagan survive her own life-and-death struggle as she flees a pair of men who capture her and keep her hidden somewhere in the Tampa, Fl wilderness.
Starring as Reagan Farrow is Murray Gray. Her captors are played by Rusty Joiner and James Gaudioso.
The Dreamline Pictures production, is produced by Michelle Gracie, Ghana Cooper and John Nodilo.
Sycamore Entertainment plans to release the film in theaters across the U.S. on Sept. 4, 2015.
“Simeon’s commitment to independent film is parallel to our corporate mandate to support and nurture the independent film makers,” said Edward Sylvan, CEO of Sycamore Entertainment. “We are thrilled to be working with Simeon. His skills as a writer and director reflect the same energy and passion he was known for on the football field.”
“Making this film was a dream come true for me, and being able to work with the team at Sycamore is the perfect fit,” said Rice. “I’m very proud of everyone who contributed to this project, from the cast to my producers and all the post-production partners we worked with – it’s extremely exciting knowing that it will have a theatrical release this year.”
For more information on Unsullied and to see the trailer, visit www.unsulliedthefilm.com.
A trailer for it follows below: