The feature film What Lola Wants is the latest Independent Film to venture into the Crowdsourcing Waters to raise finishing funds to complete the project. Just over weeks into the Campaign, the film is already at 70% of it’s 40K goal.
What Lola Wants tells the story of 17 year old LOLA FRANKLIN (Sophie Lowe) who has run away from home. For reasons that she keeps to herself, Lola allows the world to believe that she has been kidnapped. Intent on traveling from Los Angeles to Mobile, Alabama, Lola meets MARLO (Beau Knapp) on the road. They fall instantly in love. But when Lola’s parents offer a million dollars for her safe return, Marlo must confront his own past and decide whether to take Lola home to collect the reward or help Lola on her mysterious journey.The film is written and directed by Rupert Glasson. This is Glasson’s second feature film. His first was the Australian Thriller COFFIN ROCK. The film is produced by Monnie Wills and Ayisha Davies.
Sophie Lowe most recently appeared in ABC’s ONCE UPON A TIME IN WONDERLAND and is currently shooting A&E’s new series THE RETURNED. Her feature film credits include BEAUTIFUL KATE and ADORE. Beau Knapp most recently co-starred in THE SIGNAL and appears in Warner Brothers’ upcoming RUN ALL NIGHT and The Wenstein Company’s SOUTHPAW. The film also stars Robert Taylor, who has the title role in A&E’s LONGMIRE, Dale Dickey, who received the Independent Spirit Award for her performance in WINTERS BONE, and Charles S. Dutton.Nick Ogiony from CAA will represent the North American rights on behalf of the Producers.
The film is currently in Post Production.