Casey Affleck will both produce and score a small supporting role in the sports drama “Fencer” through his Sea Change Media company.
Jasmine McGlade (“Maria My Love”) directs from her own script about a hard-charging female fencer attempting to make the U.S. Olympic team while facing personal demons and childhood rivals. Whitaker Lader is also producing.
Affleck has spent much of the last two years being scrutinized over sexual harassment allegations stemming from two 2010 lawsuits tied to the production of the 2010 film “I’m Still Here”. He directly addressing the lawsuits in an interview earlier this month.