Still I Rise: Gyllenhaal and Davis to star

Tue May 10, 2011 Return to Film News

  • 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.

Source: Deadline
Related Titles: Still I Rise