Paramount Pictures says filming’s just gotten underway on the dramatic film Same Kind of Different as Me starring Renee Zellweger, Greg Kinnear, Djimon Hounsou, and Jon Voight. Directed by first time feature film helmer Michael Carney, the film is based on the non-fiction book by Ron Hall, Denver Moore, and Lynn Vincent. Carney adapted the book for the screen along with Alexander Foard and Ron Hall.
Same Kind of Different as Me is shooting in Jackson, Mississippi.
Mary Parent, Cale Boyter, Darren Moorman, Stephen Johnson, and Ron Hall are producing. Chris Bancroft, Hans Graffunder, Michael Carney, and Alexander Foard are executive producing.
Same Kind of Different as Me is the story of an international art dealer Ron Hall (Kinnear) who must befriend a dangerous homeless man (Hounsou) in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife (Zellweger), a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the most remarkable journey of their lives. Voight plays Hall’s father, with whom he reconciles thanks to the revelations of his new life.
-By Rebecca Murray
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