Whoopi Goldberg is headed back to the big screen alongside Charlie Sheen for the independent action-drama ‘Nine Eleven.’
Variety exclusively reports, ‘Nine Eleven’ tells the story of five individuals trapped in an elevator in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, and their struggle to survive.
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The film is directed by Martin Guigui who expressed his appreciation for working with both Goldberg and Sheen in this particular project. “We are fortunate to have such a gifted cast on board. Both Charlie and Whoopi are native New Yorkers who strongly identify with this story.”
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Sheen agreed with Guigui that he feels “deeply connected to the material” as well as is “excited to be working with my dear friend Whoopi Goldberg.”
‘Nine Eleven’ will be shot entirely at Thunder Studios in Long Beach, California. Luis Guzman, Wood Harris and Olga Fonda have also been cast in the film.