The Violent Heart
|The Violent Heart|
|Directed by||Kerem Sanga|
|Written by||Kerem Sanga|
|Edited by||Joshua Raymond Lee|
The Violent Heart is an upcoming American drama film, written and directed by Kerem Sanga. It stars Grace Van Patten, Jovan Adepo, Mary J. Blige, Lukas Haas, Jari D'Allo Winston, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Cress Williams.
- Grace Van Patten as Cassie
- Paulina Moon as young Cassie
- Jovan Adepo as Daniel
- Mary J. Blige as Nina
- Lukas Haas as Joseph
- Jahi Di'Allo Winston
- Kimberly Williams-Paisley
- Cress Williams as Lee
In December 2017, Grace Van Patten and Jovan Adepo joined the cast of the film, with Kerem Sanga directing from a screenplay he wrote, with Shawn Levy, Dan Cohen, Ed McDonnell and Tobey Maguire, who will serve as producers under their 21 Laps Entertainment, 3311 Productions and Material Pictures banners, respectively. In January 2019, Mary J. Blige, Lukas Haas, Jari D'Allo Winston and Kimberly Williams-Paisley joined the cast of the film. In February 2019, Cress Williams joined the cast of the film.
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