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Billy Baldwin and Elizabeth Mitchell will head the cast of “Double Bang”

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Billy Baldwin and Elizabeth Mitchell (“The Linda McCartney Story”) will head the cast of indie cop thriller “Double Bang,” due to begin principal photography today in Los Angeles.

Baldwin, whose credits include “Backdraft,” “Sliver” and the upcoming “Relative Values,” portrays a police officer seeking to avenge the death of his partner by entering the world of corruption and murder. Mitchell, who has also appeared in “Frequency” and the upcoming “Nurse Betty,” will play his love interest.

Heywood Gould will direct from his own script, adapted from his novel by the same name. Gould’s previous writer/director work includes “One Good Cop,” “Trial by Jury” and TV movie “Mistrial.” His writing credits include “Cocktail,” “Fort Apache: The Bronx” and “The Boys From Brazil.”

“Double Bang” is being financed by Yoram Pelman’s Tomorrow Films. Pelman, whose credits include “The Lesser Evil” and “Til Human Voices Awake Us,” is producing.

The project has been packaged by Paradigm, which reps Baldwin, and Mitchell, who is managed by Seven Summits.


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Baldwin to do ‘Double’ take with Mitchell

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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.


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