Amanda Seyfried is heading to New York to play opposite Russell Crowe in Voltage Prods.' drama "Fathers and Daughters," directed by Gabriele Muccino.
Besides Voltage, production companies are Busted Shark Prods., Fear of God Films and Leone Films. Producers are Craig J. Flores and Nicolas Chartier of Voltage and Sherryl Clark of Busted Shark.
"Fathers and Daughters," a Black List script penned by Brad Desch, is a love story between a father and daughter living 25 years apart in New York City. Crowe will portray a famous novelist and widower struggling with mental illness as he tries to raise his 5-year-old daughter. Seyfried will portray the now-grown daughter in present-day Manhattan as she battles the aftermath of her troubled childhood.
Clark developed the screenplay with Desch and it was one of the first projects under her new Busted Shark banner.
Voltage is handling foreign sales on the picture and will be selling at the American Film Market.
Seyfried most recently starred in "Lovelace."