According to The Hollywood Reporter, Leelee Sobieski and Donald Faison are starring in The Optimist, an indie feature directed by Marius Balchunas and being produced by Scott Sturgeon of 2Loop Films.

Optimist centers on a family of Russian immigrants whose home is taken over by two local car thieves (Faison, Shane West). Sobieski plays a daughter who wants out of her home and falls for West. Rade Serbedzija plays Sobieski's father, a Russian-Jewish clarinetist.

The two also played father-daughter in Stanley Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut.