SOURCE: Smithfield Street Productions

March 20, 2007 12:57 ET

Smithfield Street Productions Announces Casting Additions

Phillips, Masterson, Breckenridge Join Cast of "The Bridge to Nowhere"

PITTSBURGH, PA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 20, 2007 -- Smithfield Street Productions announces the additions of Bijou Phillips, Danny Masterson, Ben Crowley, Alexandra Breckenridge, Daniel London, and Thomas Ian Nicholas to "The Bridge to Nowhere," Blair Underwood's feature film directorial debut, being produced by Mike Wittlin and Brian Hartman.

Also starring Ving Rhames, "The Bridge to Nowhere" is the story of four young men from the rough North Side of Pittsburgh who have a desire to overcome their financial and personal woes. After teaming up with two prostitutes who have moved into the neighborhood everyone battles their own demons, as well as the law, while the business takes off exponentially.

"Brian and I are thrilled with our cast. We wanted top-notch actors who could also bring a certain edginess to the characters, and we feel we have amassed a great talent pool," explains the film's producer, Mike Wittlin, President of Smithfield Street Productions. "Additionally," Wittlin added, "it is an absolute pleasure working with Blair Underwood. His dedication, creativity, and overall sensibility about the script and film making in general make it a pleasure to work side-by-side with him."

"The Bridge to Nowhere" is Smithfield Street's third feature film, and principal photography begins March 26th. Smithfield Street will be following this up with a thriller penned by industry veteran, Larry Cohen, entitled "Tremble." Phillips, Masterson, Crowley, Breckenridge, London, Nicholas and Rhames are one great cast happy to be headed "Nowhere" soon.

See www.smithfieldstreet.com for more information and please direct media inquiries to Equity Strategic Relations / Christina Martin: 310.272.6300 / press@cmartingroup.com

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