Del Prete sets up Coronet Films

MUMBAI: With the start of the filming of Lifted, former Odd Lot Entertainment

head honcho Deborah Del Prete has launched her own company to me known as Coronet Films.

The film about a singing prodigy who gets inspired to win a contest when his marine father is deployed to Afghanistan is being directed by Lexi Alexander who had earlier directed Punisher: War Zone and Green Street Hooligans.

The project that introduces twelve-year-old Uriah Shelton in the central role of Henry Matthews includes Dash Mihok, Nicki Aycox, James Handy and American Idol‘s Ruben Studdard and country music singer Trace Adkins.

Said Prete, "Having made the award-winning Green Street Hooligans with Lexi, I am thrilled to work with her again on the first film for my new company. Lexi is an exceptional multi-talent and it is exciting to be able to support her vision for this very inspiring project."

Coronet Films is producing the film in association with Birmingham-based Hunter Films. Prete had earlier produced The Spirit, The Wedding Planner and Buried Alive.

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