Terrence Howard, Lena Olinand Sam Robards have joined the cast on GreeneStreet Films, The WeinsteinCompany and Deutsch/Open City's psychological thriller Awake.
Filming in New Yorkcommenced last week in the tale of a man undergoing surgery who learns of acriminal plot. Hayden Christenson and Jessica Alba play the lead roles.
Joby Harold makes hisdirectorial debut based on his own screenplay and The Weinstein Company willhandle worldwide distribution.
Joana Vicente and JasonKliot of Deutsch/Open City Films are producing with John Penotti and FisherStevens of GreeneStreet Films. Tim Williams, Harvey Weinstein and Bob Weinsteinare serving as executive producers.
"Harvey was the first torecognise the potential of this groundbreaking script, and we are very pleasedwith how supportive The Weinstein Company has been," Penotti said.
"It's great to be workingwith Harvey again after our great success with In the Bedroom."
"This project has cometogether better then we ever imagined," Stevens added. "Not only do we have aterrific cast, but we are thrilled to be working with Bob and Harvey and theirexciting new venture."
GreeneStreet Films is inproduction on Michael Ian Black's comedy The Pleasure Of Your Company starring Jason Biggs and Isla Fisher, which is beingsold internationally at AFM byGreeneStreet Films International.
The Weinstein Company arecurrently in production on Scary Movie 4, Passion Of The Clerks and Killshot.