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Jacqueline Bisset Joins Amazon Film ‘Birds of Paradise’; Lance Gross To Star In ‘Dutch’; Vernon Davis In ‘Red Winter’- Film Briefs

Jacqueline Bisset Joins Amazon Film ‘Birds of Paradise’;  Lance Gross To Star In ‘Dutch’; Vernon Davis In ‘Red Winter’- Film Briefs

Golden Globes winner Jacqueline Bisset (Dancing on the Edge) has joined the cast of Birds of Paradise from Amazon Studios and Anonymous Content. Sarah Adina Smith wrote and is directing the film, which is based on the novel, Bright Burning Stars, by A.K. Small. The pic, starring Kristine Froseth and Diana Silvers, is set at a prestigious ballet school in Paris, where the new girl (Silvers) befriends a grieving dance prodigy (Froseth) as the dancers compete for the school’s ultimate prize: to receive a contract to join the Parisian Opera’s ballet company. As the pressure mounts and the girls are pushed to their physical and emotional limits, their bond is tested and they’re forced to ask themselves just how far they are willing to go to win. Anonymous’ Trevor Adley and Dara Gordon and Everything is Everything’s Jonako Donley are producing the film, which is currently shooting in Budapest.

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