True Crime Drama "The Dougherty Gang" Casts The Whole Gang

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"The Dougherty Gang," is based on a true story and the GQ article "The Whole True Story of the Dougherty Gang" by Kathy Dobie. Written and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Sean McEwen, The Dougherty Gang is his second directorial feature film.

Having also shepherded as a producer a number of hit films including: "Another Happy Day," "Bernie" "Graceland" and "Punching Henry, " McEwen will be working with an incredible cast for this ripped from the headlines true crime drama that includes Emory Cohen, India Eisley, Sam Strike, Tess Harper, Cory Hardrict, and Treat Williams.

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Starring Emory Cohen ("Brooklyn," "The Place Beyond the Pines" "War Machine"), India Eisley (Patty Jenkins "I Am The Night," "Underworld: Awakening," "The Secret Life of the American Teenager"), and Sam Strike ("Timeless," "Leatherface," "EastEnders"), as three siblings whom embark on a cross-country crime spree, hoping to start a new life across the border. 

Tess Harper ("No Country For Old Men," "Tender Mercies," "Crimes of the Heart"), meets them on their journey, while Cory Hardrict ("American Sniper," "Warm Bodies," "Battle Los Angeles"), and Treat Williams ("Chicago Fire," Deep Rising," "Blue Bloods") work to bring them to justice. 

A joint production from the teams at Narrator Entertainment, Big Cat Productions and Charlie Baby Productions the film begins lensing later this month. The film is written & directed by McEwen, and produced by McEwen, Cassidy Lunnen ("Whaling," "Baby Baby Baby"), Alexandre Dauman ("One Dollar," "Summer 03"), John Papsidera (as casting director: "Westworld," "The Dark Knight"), and Executive produced by Takashi Cheng ("Whaling") and co-produced by Danyelle Foord ("Summer 03"), Jessica Wilde ("Whaling," "Baby Baby Baby").

"This is an incredible story to be telling right now, especially considering that this actually played out in real time in front of our entire country," states writer/director McEwen "We're thrilled to have our cast take on this unique story for audiences everywhere."

Emory Cohen is represented by CAA, Harvest Talent Management & Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein LLP; India Eisley  is represented by ICM, Mosaic & Felkner Toczek Suddleson Abramson LLP; Sam Strike  is represented by APA, Circle of Confusion & The Artists Partnership.

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Tess Harper is represented by BRS/Gage; Cory Hardrict & Treat Williams are both represented by APA. McEwen is represented by Bellevue Productions & Morris Yorn Barnes Levine Krintzman Rubenstein Kohner & Gellman

"The Dougherty Gang" follows McEwen's recent directorial debut "Whaling," which starred Tom Felton (The "Harry Potter" franchise), Wendi McLendon-Covey ("The Goldbergs", "Bridemaids"), David Koechner ("Anchorman") and Austin Swift ("Live By Night").

About Big Cat Productions

Big Cat Productions is a recently-formed independent Los Angeles-based film and television production company founded by producer Alexandre Dauman. Danyelle Foord serves as Director of Development. 

Dedicated to empowering new, diverse and unique filmmaking voices that inspire, educate and entertain, Big Cat Productions current projects include: $1, a television series that Alexandre is executive producing in partnership with Anonymous Content. The show is currently airing on CBS All Access. Craig Zobel ("Westworld" season 2, "American Gods," "The Leftovers," Compliance) directed all 10 episodes. Summer 03, Big Cat's first feature film, premiered at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival where it was picked up for distribution by Blue Fox Entertainment. The film was written and directed by Becca Gleason, and stars Joey King, Paul Scheer, Andrea Savage and June Squibb. Additionally, Big Cat is developing an under-wraps film project with Charles King and Kim Roth at MACRO, and Mahershala Ali, which will be written by Justin Tipping and Josh Beirne-Golden and directed by Tipping ("The Chi"). 

Alexandre began his career at Ron Howard and Brian Grazer's Imagine Entertainment in 2010, and over the course of six years worked his way up to the VP, Motion Pictures. While there, Alexandre developed, produced and/or oversaw movies including Lowriders, a drama set in East LA starring Oscar-nominated actor Demian Bichir; American Made starring Tom Cruise and directed by Doug Liman, a Universal/Blumhouse Tilt release; Pele: Birth of a Legend, written and directed by the Zimbalist brothers; and The Good Lie, starring Reese Witherspoon; among others. While at Imagine, Danyelle worked as Alexandre's assistant for two years and helped in the development of these projects as well. Previous to that, Danyelle worked for Aaron Kaplan at Kapital Entertainment, where she helped develop numerous television shows such as Life in Pieces (CBS), Santa Clarita Diet (Netflix), and Divorce (HBO).

About Charlie Baby Productions, LLC

Charlie Baby Productions by Sean McEwen, Tammin Sursok and Reuben Kerben, is a privately financed, Los Angeles based production company. Charlie Baby Productions prides itself on combining a distinct entrepreneurial resolution with fiscally responsible sophistication.  Focusing on commercially viable television, feature film and award winning projects, Charlie Baby's model includes creating and acquiring intellectual property, developing internally, packaging, physical production and forging strong strategic partnerships in both the independent and studio space.

Recent projects include "Whaling," starring Tom Felton (The "Harry Potter" franchise), Wendi McLendon-Covey ("The Goldbergs", "Bridemaids"), David Koechner ("Anchorman") and Austin Swift ("Live By Night") and the scripted comedy television series, "Aussie Girl" (SONY TV), starring Kate Flannery, Tom Arnold and Tammin Sursok. 


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