‘All Eyez On Me’ Director Benny Boom Will Direct LAPD Thriller ‘The Shave’ | Film News
All Eyez On Me director Benny Boom has signed on to direct the police thriller The Shave for Route One Entertainment. According to Variety.com “the film tells the story of an LAPD officer, recently exonerated in the murder of a high school honor student, who visits the boy’s father at his barbershop. While receiving a straight razor shave, he listens to the father recount the story of his son’s life.”
Route One Entertainment CEO Russell Levine and Lost City president John Finemore are producers on the project along with Maiden Voyage’s Chris Columbus and Eleanor Columbus, and Mason Novick and Michelle Knudsen from MXN Entertainment. Chris Lytton is executive producing with Lost City’s James Hoppe and Elizabeth Grave. Sophia Dilley will co-produce for Route One.
Boom said : “I look forward to working with Lost City, Route One and Maiden Voyage in bringing a film with such social and cultural relevancy to life”. He added: “It is an opportunity for us to examine the division between the Police and communities of color.”