Jeremy Irons Set to Star in Action-Comedy ‘Monumental’

Original announcement from May 16, 2015 in  Variety

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Updated by Jeremy Irons .net on 22 August 2016

Jeremy Irons will now star alongside Maria Bello, Analeigh Tipton, Karan Soni and Tony-winning actor Alex Sharp in Monumental.

They hope to begin shooting the film in late September 2016 in Kentucky.

Executive producers are Aaron Gilbert, Robert Odgen Barnum, 3 Point Capital, Ksana Golod, James Bryant and George Parra. London Pacific Finance provided development funding.

Director: Brett Simon

Writers: Annie Burgstede and Chad Faust

Synopsis:

The hero and his love interest, on the run from police and federal officials due to a BIG misunderstanding as to the injuries incurred by a store manager.¬† When the couple goes on the run, they rescue the hero’s grandfather (played by Jeremy Irons) from a nursing home, in the hope of re-uniting the bachelor and veteran grandfather with his one true love, who is located across the country.¬† In route, the hero decides to visit various roadside attractions (hence the title Monumental). Also in route, they adopt a puppy and another wayward soul.¬† The curmudgeonly grandfather saves the now love-struck couple from the overly-zealous FBI agent and facilitates their escape, but he pays the ultimate, and wanted, price to do so.
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