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Stephen Dorff, John Rhys-Davies & Beau Bridges Join True Crime Feature ‘Fruit Of The Poisonous Tree’ — EFM

EXCLUSIVE: Stephen Dorff (True Detective), John Rhys-Davies (The Lord Of The Rings) and Beau Bridges (Matlock) are attached to join true crime action-drama Fruit of the Poisonous Tree.

The trio join Scott Haze, Joel Courtney, Willa Fitzgerald, Dermot Mulroney, Wilson Cruz, Tait Fletcher, Courtney Gains and British singing HRVY.

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Edith Productions is behind the project, which is being lined up to shoot in April in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Veteran director Fritz Kiersch (the original Children of the Corn) and casting director-producer Shayne Hartigan (Slayers) are aboard for the movie which is being made in association with Ken DuBow and Jonathan DuBow of DuBow Media Distribution, which will continuing to discuss the film with buyers at the EFM.

The film will delve into the Operation Powerstroke police file, a detective’s multi-year investigation into a police-protected crime ring.

Kiersch wrote the screenplay. Producer is Hartigan and EP is Mark Myers.

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