Steve Shainberg (“Secretary,” “Fur”) has nailed cast and funding for his latest sexy dramedy, “The Big Shoe,” which will star Jim Sturgess and Susan Sarandon.
AngelWorld Entertainment, which on Saturday launched a $150 million equity fund, will finance and produce, the company announced at the Cannes festival on Sunday.
“The Big Shoe” follows Nate (Sturgess), a gifted shoe designer forced to break free from a family who want to cheapen his art for their own commercial gain. Sarandon plays an overbearing mother who hires a psychotherapist and a 'muse' to lure Nate back to work.
Director Steve Shainberg said: "’The Big Shoe’ provides the opportunity to explore a playful, romantic, sexy, intimate connection just as 'Secretary' did. The script combines eroticism and humor...