Deadline is exclusively reporting that Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA and JT Neal are the latest names to join the cast of Overbrook Entertainment’s romantic drama Life In A Year.
The film is set to focus on Daryn, who falls for punkish girl Isabelle who has been diagnosed with cancer and has been given a year to live. He sets out to give her a full life in the little time they have left.
RZA (whose recent credits include Gang Related and Mr. Right) will be playing the role of Ron, an intimidating local music producer who becomes an unlikely mentor. JT Neal (whose recent credits include Roommates and The Mick) will be playing the role of Sammy, a good looking but insecure kid who decides to take advantage of opportunities that come his way.
European director Mitja Okorn is attached to direct the film, based on a script penned by Jeffrey Addiss and Will Matthews. Overbrook Entertainment will be producing the project along with Marc Bienstock. The rest of the cast includes Jaden Smith, Cara Delevingne, Terrence Howard, Stony Blyden and Nia Long.