Alan Cumming, Garret Dillahunt, Frances Fisher & Isaac Leyvastar to star in Travis Fine’s film

Mumbai: Alan Cumming, Garret Dillahunt, Isaac Leyvastar and Frances Fisher will be starring in the period drama Any Day Now, written, produced and directed by Travis Fine. 
 
The film completed principal photography in Los Angeles and is in post-production. Produced by Kristine Hostetter Fine and Chip Hourihan, the film is produced by Anne O’Shea and Maxine Makover.
Set in the 1970s and inspired by a true story, the film chronicles a gay couple who take in a teenage boy with Down Syndrome who has been abandoned by his drug addicted mother. As the teen discovers the strong bonds of family for the first time in his life, disapproving authorities step in to tear the boy from the stable environment he has known. As the gay men fight to adopt this special needs child, they wage a battle against a system stacked against them.
“I’m a fan of the gritty, character-driven dramas that were made during the 1970’s. Any Day Now offers me an opportunity to revisit that time period cinematically, address social issues that are just as relevant today as they were 35 years ago and explore characters who discover love in the most unlikely of places,” said Fine.
Cumming plays Rudy Donatello, a drag performer who makes the decision to take the abandoned child into his life. Dillahunt portrays Paul Fleiger, a Deputy District Attorney, who risks his career to fight for the men he loves. Fisher plays a family court judge who is tasked with rendering a decision in the adoption case. Any Day Now introduces Isaac Levya, an actor with Down Syndrome, who makes a debut as Marco, a boy abandoned by his mother only to be taken in by two strangers who provide a safe, stable and loving home.
Set in 1979 and based upon a script written over 30 years ago by George Arthur Bloom, the film explores a wide canvas of issues that are l relevant today from caring for special needs children to gay adoption and equality.
The film is executive-produced by Wayne Smith & Dan Skahan, a gay couple who have fostered more than 30 children and spent ten years fighting the Florida ban on gay adoption. 
 
Written and directed by Fine, and produced along with his wife Kristine through their company PFM Pictures, Any Day Now is the second independent film the filmmaker has willed into existence since his return to the entertainment business.

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