According to IMDb, Trent Hanson has appeared in a number of made-for-television movies, including "Dying to Belong" (1997), "Whose Daughter Is She?" (1995), "The Man with Three Wives" (1993) and "Evil in Clear River" (1988). His television appearances include guest roles on Gideons Crossing, The Practice, Party of Five, Felicity and Touched by an Angel.
Witman provided the following additional details:
Jaron Peterson, a high school and college basketball star, seduced by the NBA and a lifestyle different from his LDS upbringing, must make some tough decisions about a mission, family and friends.
- rpm productions, in association with Double Edge Films.
- In pre-production.
- Shooting scheduled for may 2002, in Utah, Las Vegas and L.A.
- In negotiations for several name actors, which may give it a little bit of a Hollywood feel.
- Set for release in fall 2002.
Original screenplay by Trent Hanson, who just optioned a script, "Stumbling Forward," to Sony (Columbia, TriStar). Hanson is also set to direct the film.
About TRENT HANSON
A member of the church, grew up in Utah, then relocated to L.A. Began his career in Utah at age 14, acting in a movie of the week. Since then he has acted in numerous films and television shows. But it was in L.A. that he started writing screenplays, which eventually led to directing. Was invited to the Sundance Institute in '99 and '00.
Film will not just be aimed at an LDS market. But will be friendly to members and non.
An official web site for the movie should be online next week. A teaser for the film will be in theaters by the end of February. A line from the teaser: "Life, love, choices... Sometimes only one moment... to ... live ... in it, but not of it.