GoldcrestFilms International has provided finishing funds for the road trip drama JustLike The Son from director Morgan JFreeman.
MarkWebber, Antonio Ortiz, Rosie Perez and Brendan Sexton III star in the story ofthe friendship that develops between a young man and an orphaned boy as theyjourney to Dallas to find the child's older sister.
GillHolland, Jamin O'Brien and Matthew Parker produced and Lillian LaSalle, Ralph RCioffi and Christopher Woodrow served as executive producers.
JustLike The Son will premiere in theNY, NY narrative competition at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival on Apr 29.
Freeman'sdirectorial debut drama Hurricane Streets won the audience, director and cinematography awards at Sundance in1997.
Goldcrest'sSeth Carmichael, Nick Quested and Patty Tapanes negotiated the deal with JaminO'Brien acting on behalf of the filmmakers.
Goldcrestis actively looking for features playing at major film festivals that requirefinishing funds. The company recently provided funding for Andrew Walton'sYukon-set documentary Arctic Son.