MoviePass Films Begins Principal Photography on Axis Sally

Al Pacino and Meadow Williams star in the Michael Polish-directed
WWII Holocaust drama

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”” target=”_blank”gt;$AAPLlt;/agt; lt;a href=”” target=”_blank”gt;#Gambinocrimefamilylt;/agt;–The production company of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (Nasdaq:
HMNY), MoviePass Films LLC, announced today that it has begun principal
photography on Axis Sally in Puerto Rico. The film is based on
the true story of Mildred “Axis Sally” Gillars, who became known as the
voice of Nazi propaganda targeted to American troops during WWII. Axis
is set to be released in 2020.

A MoviePass Films original, produced by MoviePass Films co-founders,
Randall Emmett and George Furla, Axis Sally will star film
industry legend, Al Pacino as the attorney who represents Gillars,
played by actress Meadow Williams. Lala Kent and Swen Temmel will also
star in the picture. The script, based on the book Axis Sally
by William Owen, was written by Vance Owen and Darryl
Hicks, who will also produce the film.

In making the announcement, CEO of MoviePass’ corporate parent and
MoviePass Films executive producer Ted Farnsworth said, “MoviePass Films
is honored to bring this true story to life. It’s our responsibility to
continue to share these stories and keep them alive for all audiences.
With director Michael Polish and producers Randall Emmett and George
Furla, we know Axis Sally will make an incredible impact.”

Producer Randall Emmett adds, “Having Al Pacino and Meadow Williams play
leads in this film is a dream. This is our (alongside George Furla)
fifth time working with Al and having him, a film legend, on set brings
a special kind of magic that everyone is able to play off of. It will be
felt by the audience and it’s our hope that this story will make a
lasting impression.”

About MoviePass Films:

MoviePass Films LLC is dedicated to supporting independent filmmakers
and distributors by collaborating with creatives, co-acquiring equity
stakes in films and offering them enhanced performance in the theatrical
window. A joint venture of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. and Emmett
Furla Oasis (EFO) Films, MoviePass Films focuses on studio-driven
content and new film production for theatrical release and other
distribution channels, with the goal of democratizing the film
production experience by bridging the gap between moviegoers and film
industry endeavors.

About Emmett Furla Oasis Films: Emmett Furla Oasis Films
initially was founded in 1998 and was a combination of Emmett’s
extensive entertainment industry experience and Furla’s business
expertise. In 2013 a collaboration was finalized with Oasis Ventures
Entertainment. The success to date has been rooted in the company’s
ability to facilitate relationships between top creative talent
(including actors, writers, and directors) and companies who produce,
finance, and distribute motion pictures. To date, more than 80 films
have been produced which include The Amityville Horror, Rambo, 16
Blocks, End of Watch, Broken City, The Frozen Ground, Escape Plan, 2 Guns

and Lone Survivor.


HMNY Contact:
The Pollack PR Marketing Group
Goldman/Mark Havenner, 310-556-4443

error: Content is protected !!