Keener, Owen Line Up for Schwimmer’s Sophomore Effort

David Schwimmer will direct Clive Owen and Catherine Keener in Trust, the trades report.

The dark drama is about the damaging effects an online sexual predator has on a family. Millennium Films will produce and finance.

Schwimmer wrote the story for the drama with Andy Bellin on the script.

Owen and Keener will play the parents of a 14-year-old girl who discover she has been victimized by an adult who gained her trust posing as a teenager in a chat room. Liana Liberato will play the daughter. 

Avi Lerner will produce with Heidi Jo Markel and Bob Greenhut. Executive producers are Danny Dimbort, Trevor Short, Boaz Davidson, Schwimmer and Tom Hodges.

This is Schwimmer’s second feature as director following 2007’s Run, Fatboy, Run.

Shooting begins Nov. 9 in Michigan.

Nu Image will distribute the film worldwide.

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