‘Moonlight’ Actor Ashton Sanders Joins John Goodman in ‘Captive State’Posted by Wilson Morales
December 15, 2016
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ashton Sanders, one of the young stars of Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight, has been added to the cast of Rupert Wyatt’s sci-fi film Captive State, Joining John Goodman.
The sites states production is scheduled to start in early 2017, but it’s unclear what part Sanders will play. Plot details are being kept under wraps so far.
Wyatt will direct from a script he co-wrote with wife Erica Beeney. David Crockett is producing with Wyatt. Jeff Skoll and Jonathan King of Participant Media are executive producing. Focus Features will handle domestic distribution while eOne takes U.K., Australia, New Zealand, Spain and Benelux rights.
Sanders has been lauded for his role in the critically acclaimed Moonlight, which has garnered numerous accolades including Best Acting Ensemble at the recent Critics Choice Awards, and several Golden Globes and SAG Awards noms.