Acclaimed American actor Woody Harrelson, known for films such as Zombieland and White Men Can’t Jump, looks to be negotiating a deal to star in the upcoming film, Fruit Loops. This is sadly not a film about breakfast cereal (spelled Froot Loops) but instead a dramedy about a group of mental patients.
The project was written by American filmmaker, Ted Melfi (Hidden Figures, St. Vincent), and will also be directed by him. It revolves around a group of mental patients coming together when their hospital is sold. Harrelson will portray Colonel Leonard F. Cubby who is a PTSD suffering veteran who fought in Vietnam. Melfi will be working with Chernin Entertainment which produced both of his films, Hidden Figures and St. Vincent. They won’t be the only production power here, as the project is also set up with Fox 2000.
Fruit Loops is in the early stages of development and Harrelson is the first confirmed member of the cast. Shooting is believed to possibly start around May of this year.