Namir Smallwood and Sidney Flanigan will star in “Rounding,” a brand new dramatic thriller from “Saint Frances” director Alex Thompson. “Rounding” follows a pushed younger medical resident (Smallwood) who transfers to a rural hospital for a contemporary begin. There, the demons of his previous begin to catch as much as him when he turns into consumed by the case of a younger bronchial asthma affected person (Flanigan). The movie was shot in secret in Chicago and simply wrapped manufacturing.
Smallwood is an ensemble member on the Steppenwolf Theatre Firm. He has additionally appeared in the tv exhibits “Rust” and “Chicago Hearth.” That is his function movie debut. Flanigan had critics raving along with her work in “By no means Not often Typically At all times,” a drama a few younger lady’s efforts to acquire an abortion. She was nominated for an Impartial Spirit nomination for finest feminine lead and received prizes from the Boston Society of Movie Critics and the New York Movie Critics Circle.
The movie comes on the heels of Thompson’s John Cassavetes award nomination on the Impartial Spirit Awards for “Saint Frances.” It was written together with his brother, Christopher Thompson, who will likely be a medical resident beginning this summer season.
The movie additionally reunites Thompson with cinematographer Nate Hursellers, who shot “Saint Frances.” Michael Potts (“The Wire,” “Ma Rainey’s Black Backside”) and Rebecca Spence (“Candyman,” “Utopia”) will co-star. The remainder of the forged consists of Cheryl Lynn Bruce, David Cromer, Max Lipchitz, Kelly O’Sullivan, Bradley Grant Smith and Charin Alvarez.
Thompson produced the venture with Leah Gaydos, Keaton Picket, and “Saint Frances” mainstays James Choi, Pierce Cravens, Ian Keiser, Eddie Linker and Alex Wilson, in addition to govt producers Neil Elman, Hannah Pillemer, Tony Vassiliadis and Fernando Szew at MarVista Leisure, who can be dealing with international gross sales and co-representing the movie with Endeavor Content material.
Flanigan is repped by Gersh and Fusion; Smallwood by Stewart and Fusion; Potts by Artists & Representatives Company and Blue Ridge Leisure; Thompson by WME, Fusion and lawyer Lev Ginsberg.