Still I Rise

Film news & developments

Still I Rise: Holly Hunter joins the cast

  • Holly Hunter has joined Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal in "Still I Rise", the drama about a teacher and a mother who join forces to transform an inner-city public school.

  • She will play the head of the teachers union.



Still I Rise: Gyllenhaal and Davis to star

  • Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis have been set to star in the drama "Still I Rise" that Daniel Barnz ("Beastly") is directing.

    The story follows two mothers who channel frustration into action and join forces to transform an inner-city public school.
    Inspired by current events, the film takes aim at the crisis of public education in America.

  • Filming is scheduled to start on May 23 in Pittsburgh.

  • The film will be distributed domestically by 20th Century Fox.