Russell Tovey to Star in ‘Plainclothes’

[ Written on March 07 2024 by admin ]

As Variety reports today, Russell Tovey and Tom Blyth have been set as leads in indie movie PLAINCLOTHES from Carmen Emmi who will direct this story which she also wrote. Set in the ’90s and inspired by true events, it

VARIETY – Tom Blyth and Russell Tovey are set to lead “Plainclothes,” a new independent film from writer-director Carmen Emmi. The film, which will shoot in Syracuse, N.Y., is being produced by Arthur Landon, Colby Cote and Eric Podwall on behalf of Page 1 Entertainment and Lorton Entertainment.

Set in the ’90s and inspired by true events, a working-class undercover officer is tasked with entrapping and apprehending gay men, only to find himself drawn to one of his targets.

“Carmen Emmi is one of those unique talents who truly deserves a platform for his creative ingenuity,” producers Cote and Landon jointly tell Variety of Emmi’s directorial debut. “‘Plainclothes’ is a heartfelt story that deals with internal conflict, family and the complexities of sexual identity in the face of societal and personal expectations. We are excited to bring his first screenplay life with this incredible cast.”

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