Cincinnati will once again play host to a major motion picture — this time it's a socially conscious ensemble dramedy called the public
, directed by local favorite Emilio Estevez.
The plot is based on an Occupy-style sit-in that escalates to a standoff between police and Cincinnati Public Library officials during a life-threatening cold snap.
The film is currently in pre-production, with initial photography slated to begin earlier this month.
Alec Baldwin, Taylor Schilling, Gabrielle Union, Jena Malone and musician Che “Rhymefest” Smith have signed on to co-star.
Read more about the movie here