Richard Smith

screenwriter / director

NEW MOVIE DEAL: IN HER NAME

More to come on this soon I hope, but excited to be working with Nigel Sinclair's White Horse Pictures (Nigel's credits include Rush, Ides of March, Let Me In and maybe a billion others) and Jonny Paterson's JP Int (Jonny's first feature, Halfway, is rocking festivals right now) on my original thriller, IN HER NAME. Quick shout out to Hicham Benkirane and Nick Ferrall, and of course Andrew Wilson at Zero Gravity. This one's a real passion project, and not just because it's set in Mississippi (thanks in-laws, you're all in there!). Without saying too much, the movie is about a cityboy New Yorker whose fiancee is taken into the witness protection program - and three years later, he finds himself in rural Mississippi, identifying her body, after her supposedly accidental death...