Michelle Rodriguez (“Furious 7”) will join Donald Sutherland in the film adaptation of Eckhart Tolle and Robert Friedman’s children’s novel “Milton’s Secret” for Buck Productions, Riverside Entertainment and Hulo Films.
Rodriguez will play a school teacher lifting the spirits of a young boy (William Ainscough) who is bullied by fellow students. Sutherland will play the boy’s grandfather who helps him discover his obsession with his preteen fears will prevent him from finding true happiness.
David Sutcliffe, Mia Kirshner, Sheila McCarthy and Hays Wellford also star in the film which Barnet Bain directs. Stephen Huszar, Ryan Lockwood, Sean Buckley and Fred Fuchs will produce and shooting is underway in Hamilton, Ontario.