After a noted bow at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, Filly Brown is headed to the U.K. for the London extension of the festival. The film is amongst 14 from the Utah festival chosen to be screened.
Edward James Olmos is amongst the cast of Filly Brown and serves as executive producer of the Latino musical drama. The film is directed by Youssef Delara and Mr. Olmos’ son Michael. It stars newcomer Gina Rodriguez as the title character, and she is backed by Lou Diamond Phillips and Jenni Rivera.
Mr. Olmos’ sons Mico and Bodie are also part of the production, with the former serving as producer and the latter making a cameo appearance.
The London festival is April 26-29.