DermotMulroney has joined Elisabeth Shue, Carly Schroeder and Andrew Shue on the castof Gracie, which begins shooting in NewJersey this week.

Shue'spartner Davis Guggenheim is directing the drama based on a tragedy thataffected the Shue family and inspired a teenage girl to fight for the right forgirls to play competitive football.

AndrewShue, Lemore Syvan of Elevation Filmworks, Elisabeth Shue and Guggenheim areproducing; Karen Janszen and Lisa Marie Peterson co-wrote the screenplay.

Picturehousewill release the picture in summer of 2007. "We're proud to be involved inthis exciting and personal story of the Shue family," Picturehousepresident Bob Berney said. "It's great to handle Davis' next project afterhis recent success [as director on An Inconvenient Truth]."

ElevationFilmworks is a New York-based production company founded by Syvan whichrecently co-produced with Big Beach Films the drama Sherrybaby, which premiered at Sundance.