Date: 30th August 2019
Shailene Woodley has joined the cast of After Exile, the Joshua Michael Stern-directed drama, with the previously cast Robert De Niro and Shia Labeouf. The story is based on the life of Michael Tovo, who co-wrote the script with Anthony Thorne.
LaBeouf plays an ex-con who is released from prison for killing an innocent man after a violent robbery and re-enters his old life with his father played by (De Niro) in order to save his drug addict younger brother.
Woodley will portray a woman who grew up with LaBeouf’s character and has gone through a lot with her troubled relationship. After he leaves prison, she tries to rekindle their relationship.
Joshua Michael Stern, whose credits include the Steve Jobs biopic "Jobs" and the Epix series "Graves", will handle directing duties. Anthony Thorne and Michael Tovo are writing the script. Thorne and Steve Snyder of Pacific Shore Films are producing, with Pacific Shore also financing the film.
Source: Press Release