In a story from The Hollywood Reporter, Columbus Short is set to star in the thriller The Girl Is in Trouble. It is being written and directed by Julius Onah.

Jesse Spencer (House M.D.) and Wilmer Valderrama (The Dry Land) have also joined the cast of this film.

Spike Lee is executive producing this project. It will start shooting next week in New York. The project was initially selected for the Tribeca Film Institute's All Access program this year.

The story focuses on a "Lower East Side bartender becomes entangled in a murder mystery involving a desperate woman, a missing drug dealer and the scion of a powerful investment firm."

Mayuran Tiruchelvam co-wrote the screenplay.

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