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Steven Saxton Joins Nicolas Cage in His Southern Fury as an Executive Producer


Steven Saxton Joins Nicolas Cage in His Southern Fury as an Executive Producer

As Nicolas Cage battles his antagonistic side in his upcoming thriller, famed producer Steven Saxton is also contending with his own personal ‘Southern Fury.’ The drama, which is being directed by ‘Submerged‘ helmer Steven C. Miller, has landed Saxton as one of its executive producers.

‘Southern Fury’ was penned by Jason Mosberg in his feature film writing debut. In addition to Cage, who plays the villain, the Dixie-set mob movie also features Adrian Grenier and Johnathan Shaech. John Cusack also stars as a police officer in the thriller.

Before signing on to executive produce ‘Southern Fury,’ Saxton recently received acclaim for his work on such films as ‘Lone Survivor,’ ‘2 Guns‘ and the multiple Oscar-nominated comedy-drama, ‘The Kids are All Right.’ Saxton also recently produced several of Bruce Willis’ films, including ‘Precious Cargo’ and ‘Extraction.’ Shaech also collaborated with the actor and producer on ‘Marauder’ and ‘Vice.’

In addition to being executive produced by Saxton, who works at Hollywood Studios, ‘Southern Fury’ is also being produced by Randall Emmett and George Furla, who also collaborated on ‘Lone Survivor.’ Their upcoming film was shot largely in Mississippi, and wrapped principal production last month. The thriller is scheduled to be released next year.

Steven Saxton Joins Nicolas Cage in His Southern Fury as an Executive Producer

Written by: Karen Benardello

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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