About this Project
Jack Durant was a restaurateur, ladies man, and mysterious gentleman who maintained many connections to the mafia. From the backwoods of Tennessee to the world of Vegas at the time of Bugsy and finally as the owner of his famous steakhouse, Durant is a legend and dynamic character, at once charming, powerful and dangerous. This film tells his story during one day at his restaurant.
This film is based on the works of Mabel Leo and Terry Earp about the infamous Jack Durant.
For the lead role of Jack Durant, we have officially signed Tom Sizemore.
Sizemore has appeared in many acclaimed films including Natural Born Killers, Heat, andSaving Private Ryan among others. He has been nominated for a Golden Globe and won many other awards. Sizemore has also been featured on many popular TV shows such as CSI: Miami, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Hawaii Five-O, and the upcoming Sundance Channel show The Red Road.
5J Media and Running Wild Films
James Alire and his company 5J Media has been in collaboration with Running Wild Films for our first five feature films and our 52 Films in 52 Weeks project. He has proven to be the most professional production and post-audio mixer for film in Arizona and we consider his collaboration to be one of our greatest assets as we set out to make films that not only “look” good, but have clean dynamic sound and a powerful soundtrack.