Melanie Griffith Joins ‘The Grief Tourist’

Michael Cudlitz also stars in the Suri Krishnamma movie about a man fascinated with serial killers.
BY |
Melanie Griffith Joins ‘The Grief Tourist’

Melanie Griffith starring in The Grief Tourist Vision Entertainment Group, which recently announced its partnership with Suzanne DeLaurentiis Productions to produce The Grief Tourist, has added Golden Globe-winning actress and Oscar nominee Melanie Griffith to its already impressive cast. Directed by Suri Krishnamma (A Man of No Importance and New Year's Day), The Grief Tourist is currently in production for a release next year.

The Grief Tourist centers on a disturbed and troubled man whose fascination with serial killers leads him and the audience on a horrific and menacing journey through his obsessive and twisted mind as he retraces their footsteps. Possibly best known for her Oscar-nominated role as Tess McGill in Working Girl, is one of America's most-recognizable actresses, thanks in part to iconic turns in Something Wild, Body Double, Born Yesterday, Crazy in Alabama and Cecil B. Demented. She is currently in production on Nick Cassavetes' drama Yellow, also starring Sienna Miller and Ben Foster.

Written by Frank John Hughes, who starred in Band of Brothers and Catch Me if You Can, the film stars Michael Cudlitz of Southland, A River Runs Through It, The Negotiator, who also co-produces with Ivan Kavalsky (10th & Wolf). Producing the film are Vision Entertainment Group founders Zachery Ty Bryan, who starred for eight seasons on ABC's Home Improvement, and Adam Targum, writer and producer for such hit series as CSI: NY, The Eleventh Hour, Standoff, and the motion picture The Good Student. They join Suzanne DeLaurentiis, the esteemed producer behind the hit films 10th & Wolf, A Month of Sundays, Out of the Black, Shut Up and Kiss Me, I Believe in America, Soul Fore Rising.

Dark Tourist was released August 23rd, 2013.

Sources: Suzanne De Laurentiis Productions

Best of the Web

Want to join the discussion?

Facebook Twitter

Popular Stories

‘Batman v Superman’ Batwing Fully Unveiled

‘Batman v Superman’ Batwing Fully Unveiled

Bruce Wayne's Batwing from ‘Dawn of Justice’ is revealed from the front, after fans got a brief glimpse in the teaser trailer.

By Brian Gallagher | 6 days ago

879 Shares 12 Comments

Latest Headlines

‘iZombie’ Renewed for Season 2 on The CW

‘iZombie’ Renewed for Season 2 on The CW

‘iZombie’ series creator Rob Thomas revealed that his hit series has been picked up for a second season by The CW Network.

By Brian Gallagher | 7 hours ago

26 Shares 0 Comments

Around the Web

Popular Movies