New York, NY (August 1, 2012) – Norton Herrick, producer of “Very Good Girls,” currently in production and the recently completed “Nightlight,” will join “2 Guns” along with his entertainment company, Herrick Entertainment. Based on the graphic novels written by Steven Grant and published by Boom! Studios, the film is being directed by Baltasar Kormákur (“Contraband”). Norton Herrick will join producers, Randall Emmett, George Furla, Jeffrey Stott, Ross Richie and Andrew Cosby.
Academy Award® winning actor Denzel Washington (“Training Day,” “Glory”) stars opposite Academy Award® and Golden Globe nominated actor Mark Wahlberg (“The Fighter,” “The Departed”) in “2 Guns.” Paula Patton (“Precious,” “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”) will play Washington’s love interest in the film. Supporting roles include Golden Globe nominated actor Bill Paxton (“Big Love,” Titanic”), Academy Award® nominated actor Edward James Olmos (“Stand and Deliver,” “Battlestar Galactica”), and James Marsden (“X-Men Series,” “Hairspray”). “2 Guns,” currently is filming in New Orleans.
“Producing is all about working with many moving parts and many different teams. I’m thrilled to be joining my third film this summer with “2 Guns.” It’s an honor to work with such diverse talents on a variety of genre films,” commented producer Norton Herrick.
The coming-of-age story “Very Good Girls,” written and directed by Naomi Foner, with Ellen Barkin, Richard Dreyfuss, Dakota Fanning, Clark Gregg, Boyd Holbrook, Demi Moore, Elizabeth Olsen, Peter Sarsgaard and Kiernan Shipka is currently filming on location in New York. The film is Foner’s directorial debut. Additionally, “Nightlight,” a supernatural thriller written and directed by Scott Beck and Bryan Woods just completed principal photography last month.
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Herrick Entertainment produces and finances distinguished entertainment content, specializing in motion pictures and works for stage. The company recently completed principal photography on the upcoming feature “Nightlight,” a supernatural thriller written and directed by Scott Beck and Bryan Woods and produced by Norton Herrick. Projects currently in production and produced by Norton Herrick include: “Very Good Girls,” written and directed by Naomi Foner, with an all-star cast including Ellen Barkin, Richard Dreyfuss, Dakota Fanning, Clark Gregg, Boyd Holbrook, Demi Moore, Elizabeth Olsen, Peter Sarsgaard and Kiernan Shipka and “2 Guns,” directed by Baltasar Kormákur and starring Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton, Edward James Olmos, Bill Paxton and James Marsden.
Currently, Herrick Entertainment has several film projects in development, including “The Hollars,” written by James Strouse. Past projects include “The Devil’s Double,” “The Moth Diaries,” “Vanishing on 7th Street,” and “My One and Only.” As a Broadway production and financing company as well, Norton Herrick’s Herrick Entertainment has produced several successful and award-winning Broadway shows, including Broadway’s most popular current spectacular, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark; Hair (Winner 2009 Tony Award – Best Musical Revival), Exit the King (Winner 2009 Tony Award – Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play – Geoffrey Rush) and West Side Story (Winner 2009 Tony Award – Best Featured Actress in a Musical – Karen Olivo).
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