Michael Polish to Direct Speed-The-Plow Film

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first_imgLindsay Lohan & Richard Schiff in ‘Speed-The-Plow’ in the West End View Comments Speed-The-Plow is a step closer to hitting the big screen. Michael Polish, whose films include The Astronaut Farmer, Twin Falls Idaho and Northfork, has been tapped to direct the film adaptation of David Mamet’s play, according to Deadline.Plans for the movie were originally reported in April 2015. Filming is scheduled to begin in July; no word yet on casting. Polish’s brother Mark often co-produces and appears in his projects.Speed-the-Plow focuses on two high-powered Hollywood executives, Charlie Fox and Bobby Gould, who have come up from the mailroom together. Charlie brings Bobby a surefire hit with a major star attached. Bobby seems certain to give the green light, until his beautiful new secretary, Karen, gets involved. A revival, featuring Lindsay Lohan, Richard Schiff and Nigel Lindsay, played London’s West End last year.last_img

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