The Traveling Picture Show Company (TPSC) and GiGi Films announced on Monday (December 7) that Tom Pelphrey (Ozark, Mank) stars in true crime thriller American Murderer, alongside Ryan Phillippe, Idina Menzel, and Jacki Weaver.
Pelphrey will play Jason Derek Brown, a conman who plots his most ambitious scam when he runs low on cash and ends up on the FBI’s most wanted list. Phillippe will play the FBI agent tasked with hunting Brown down.
Matthew Gentile directs from his own screenplay,
Principal photogrpahy is underway in Salt Lake City, Utah. Kevin Matusow and Carissa Buffel will produce for TPSC alongside Gia Walsh and Kara Baker for GiGi Films.
TPSC recently wrapped production in Oklahoma on the comedy Unplugging starring Eva Longoria and Matt Walsh, and produced Bryan Bertino’s The Dark And The Wicked.
GiGi Films’ latest film Zola starring Taylour Paige and Riley Keough premiered at Sundance this year and is being released by A24.