Debra Winger, Eddie Izzard, Josh Lucas and Kevin McHale have joined Dustin Hoffman and Kathy Bates on the cast of Informant Media’s Boychoir, which commenced shooting in Connecticut this week (24).

Embankment Films handles international sales and has already closed more than 30 territories on the story of a troubled youngster who locks horns with a demanding choir master.

Newcomers Garrett Wareing, Joe West and River Alexander star as choristers following a worldwide casting call.

Francois Girard directs from a screenplay by Ben Ripley. Boychoir will also shoot in Stamford, Fairfield, New Haven and New York.

Informant Media’s Judy Cairo produces alongside Carol Baum and Jane Goldenring. Informant Media’s Michael A Simpson and Eric Brenner serve as executive producers with Ben Ripley.

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