The producers of Precious Cargo, directed by Max Adams and starring Bruce Willis brought on Hollywood Studio’s Steven Saxton (Lone Survivor, 2 Guns, The Kids Are All Right) to Executive Produce, it was announced today. The film is about a man committed to reconnecting with his pregnant ex-girlfriend, who leads him into a world of bullets and bad guys.
Willis plays a crime boss named Eddie who is determined to get his hands on the spoils of a mother gangster’s heist. Randall Emmet and George Furla (both of Lone Survivor, End of Watch, and Escape Plan) will also produce Precious Cargo.
Steven Saxton Executive Produced the critically acclaimed, breakout film The Kids Are All Right, starring Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska and Josh Hutcherson. Produced on a modest $4.4M budget, the film went on to gross $30M at the worldwide box office and has enjoyed 63 nominations and 14 wins, including Best Picture and Best Actress wins at the Golden Globes and 4 Oscar nominations.
Precious Cargo will mark Adams’ feature directing debut, although it’s not the first time he has worked with Emmett and Furla. Adams earned a writing credit on their Mobile-shot “Bus 657,” a forthcoming crime drama starring Robert De Niro, Dave Bautista and Kate Bosworth; and he worked with Saxton previously, writing and co-producing Extraction. Saxton earned an Executive Producer credit on Extraction as well.
Hollywood Studios, founded by Steven Saxton, is a media holding company focused on the intelligent deployment of capital in the entertainment industry. The company has developed a portfolio of fee-based businesses.