Danny Glover, Derek Luke join Phil Driscoll prison drama
Danny Glover, Derek Luke and Brian Dennehy will star alongside Grammy winner Phil Driscoll in Saboa Entertainment’s true-life prison drama Long Day Journey.
Ellen Pittleman’s Hybrid Entertainment is handling worldwide sales on the 3D drama, based on Driscoll’s screenplay about his incarceration for tax evasion. Driscoll will play himself and will also take a producer credit.
Glover and Luke will play fellow inmates who teach Driscoll how to survive inside prison, while Dennehy will portray the bullying prison warden. Francis Delia will direct.
“You can’t go through the devastation I went through without it being a life-changing experience,” said Driscoll. “The time I spent in prison opened my eyes and gave me a perspective on life that I could not have found on my own. My time there was the most devastating time of my life. But looking around me, I saw men and families that were destroyed forever.”
Phil Driscoll will score the film while providing previously unheard music written during his sentence. Long Day Journey will be presented in 3D.