In a story from The Hollywood Reporter actor Brian Dennehy First Blood will be directing Redemption. It is his first film.

The true story follows Joyce Ann Brown. She spent over nine years in prison for robbing a fur store in 1980. A murder happened during the robbery but Brown claims she didn't do either crime. Her case was taken up by Jim McCloskey.

Dennehy penned the script with Joe Seldner. The movie will start shooting this spring.