Part of “Old Info And News”
Jun. 19, 2000 – By Cathy Dunkley
William Baldwin has signed to play the male lead opposite Elizabeth Mitchell in the low-budget indie feature “Double Bang,” slated to start principal photography this week in Los Angeles and shoot for five weeks.
Baldwin will play Billy Benson, a homicide detective intent on exacting revenge after his ex-partner is gunned down by a hit man. Jon Seda (“Selena”) rounds out the cast.
Heywood Gould (“One Good Cop,” “Cocktail”) wrote and will direct the project, which will be produced by Tomorrow Film Corp.’s Yoram Pelman. Tomorrow is fully financing the film and will retain international rights.
Baldwin most recently starred in the adaptation of Noel Coward’s “Relative Values.” His other film credits include “Shattered Image,” “Sliver,” “Backdraft” and “Flatliners.”
Mitchell is currently starring in “Frequency” opposite Dennis Quaid and Jim Caviezel. Her other credits include a co-starring role in “Gia” opposite Angelina Jolie and a role in the upcoming summer release of Neil LaBute’s “Nurse Betty.”
She also recently starred as Linda McCartney in a CBS movie-of-the-week.
Paradigm reps Baldwin and Mitchell, the latter of whom is also managed by Seven Summits.