Logline: A devastated husband vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife’s death while protecting the only family he has left, his daughter.
Director: Brian Andrew Mendoza
Mendoza will make his feature directorial debut with Sweet Girl which reunites him with Momoa. Mendoza has previously served as the Cinematographer and Producer on Braven, as well as Executive Producing Frontier, both starring Momoa.
Writers: Gregg Hurwitz and Philip Eisner, current revisions by Will Staples
Cast: Jason Momoa (Aquaman, Game of Thrones)Momoa’s latest project Aquaman surpassed a worldwide box office of $1B. He recently wrapped production on Dune, the feature adaptation of Frank Herbert’s science fiction novel.
Producers: Brad Peyton and Jeff Fierson (ASAP Entertainment) and Momoa, Mendoza, and Executive Producer Martin Kistler (On the Roam)
Peyton and Fierson have a successful track record with Momoa previously producing Frontier for Netflix which Momoa starred in and Executive Produced Sweet Girl marks the third feature project in an ongoing partnership between Netflix and ASAP Entertainment. Additional series projects include Frontier and DayBreak with future film projects also in discussion
Quote from Jason Momoa: “I’m excited to partner with Netflix once again. I’m putting a dream team together from Brad and Jeff to my best friend, Brian who has been my partner for over ten years. It’s a dream come true to collaborate with him and deliver his vision.”
Quote from ASAP Entertainment’s Jeff Fierson: “Brad and I are ecstatic about bringing another project to Netflix, who have truly made us feel like we have a home to make groundbreaking original features and series,” said Fierson. “Additionally, Jason and Brian are like family, so to re-team with them on a movie after working for three seasons of Frontier, is a dream come true. When we first read this script, we knew there was only one actor who could bring the gravitas and depth to the role of Cooper, and that’s Jason. And this is the perfect vehicle for Brian to make his directorial debut.”