The film, directed by Emmy-nominee David Burris and based on a novel by New York Times best-selling author Ron Rash and adapted by Shane Danielsen, also stars Noah Wyle, Haley Joel Osment and Adelaide Clemens. The plot centers around Irvine (“War Horse,” “Great Expectations”), who stars as Travis, a heavily conflicted rebellious young man in a dangerous rural setting.
“The World Made Straight” was produced by Todd Labarowski of Dreambridge Films, Daniel Wagner of Bifrost Pictures and Michael Wrenn. Brad and Melissa Coolidge served as executive producers for Dreambridge Films, alongside Robert Ogden Barnum, Katie Mustard, and Kirk D’Amico from Myriad Pictures. Dreambridge Films, Bifrost Pictures and Three Point Capital financed the film.
Recording artists Glen Hansard and Ellie Goulding contributed songs to the soundtrack.
“The World Made Straight” is set for a Feb. 2015 theatrical release.