EXCLUSIVE: Actress and singer Rainey Qualley (Love within the Time of Corona) and Ryan Hansen (Party Down) have been connected to steer roles within the indie music drama The Whisper Network, which is taking pictures in and round Los Angeles later this yr. 

Jim Irsay, proprietor of NFL crew the Indianapolis Colts, is producing in his first foray into characteristic movie manufacturing.

The film follows a younger singer-songwriter who turns into entangled in a poisonous relationship with a infamous bad-boy rock star and struggles to interrupt freed from his controlling grasp. Qualley will play Astor Grey, the rising musician whose life is thrown into an exciting whirlwind when she meets Brandyn Verge (Hansen), the notorious rocker who guarantees her the world however in the end threatens to destroy her. 

Olivia Sui (Do Revenge) co-stars as Noelle, Astor’s ride-or-die lifelong greatest good friend, who sees proper by Astor’s harmful new relationship. Julia Campbell (Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion) will play Rosemary Grey, Astor’s sensible and pragmatic mom. 

Kirsten Foe is about to make her directorial debut with an unique script she wrote. Foe will produce alongside Gabe Rodriguez beneath their True Foe Productions banner.

Irsay, who has beforehand had cameos in Jerry Maguire and Parks And Recreation, is a collector of rock music artefacts and was drawn to the movie’s topic by private connections.

In addition to starring, Qualley will contribute unique music to the soundtrack, as will consulting producer Scout Willis. Em Michelle Gonzales will function director of images. 

Qualley is repped by Production Entertainment, Paradigm, Ziffren Brittenham and 42 West and Hansen by Gersh. Sui is repped by Entertainment 360 and Campbell by Innovative.

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