Brandon Routh, Mena Suvari & Cheech Marin Join Jonathan Baker’s ‘Fate The Movie’

EXCLUSIVE: Brandon Routh (Superman Returns), Mena Suvari (Grace and Grit) and Cheech Marin (Cheech & Chong) have joined the cast of Fate The Movie, a suspenseful romance that’s being sold at Cannes this week by Highland Film Group.

As previously announced, Faye Dunaway, Harvey Keitel and Andrew McCarthy will also star. Currently shooting in Vancouver, the film’s logline is as follows: It takes a minute to find a special person and an entire lifetime to forget them. While healing at a rehabilitation center after a rescue mission gone wrong, a firefighter Sam Ellis (Routh) connects with Tilly, a stranger from the past. Subsequently, he’s transported through time to find the only thing that can save his soul: his realization of true love.

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Jonathan Baker is directing from his own script, also producing for Baker Entertainment Group. Sienna Soho Baker and James Van Patten round out the cast.

“We’re honored to welcome Brandon Routh, Mena Suvari, and Cheech Marin to our extraordinary cast on “Fate The Movie”, which is going to be the second to last film I ever make,” said Baker. “Their collective talent, along with the esteemed contributions of Hollywood Legends Faye Dunaway, Harvey Keitel, and Andrew McCarthy, adds immense depth to our film. With this dream cast, we’re thrilled to bring this epic love story to life in an unforgettable way.”

Known for roles in projects like Superman Returns and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Routh’s recent projects include Scott Pilgrim Takes Off, Quantum Leap, and The Flash.

Best known for roles in films like American Beauty and American Pie, Suvari has recently been seen in indies like Prey, Grace and Grit, and Breakwater.

One half of the iconic comedy duo Cheech & Chong, Marin’s recent credits include NBC’s Lopez vs Lopez, Focus Features’ Champions with Woody Harrelson, and Prime Video’s Jennifer Lopez rom-com Shotgun Wedding.

Routh, Suvari and Marin are all represented by Innovative Artists. Routh is also repped by Main Title Entertainment and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman; Suvari by Management Production Entertainment and Jackoway Austen Tyerman; and Marin by Weintraub Tobin Chediak.

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