By Mack Chico
Cuban American actor Bobby Cannavale will join June Diane Raphael and Danielle Panabakerto star in the indie film “Weakness.”
Apropos Films is producing the project, a drama about a suburban high school teacher that loses his wife and his moorings during a summer break. Lily Rabe, Jason Jones and Liz Cackowski round out the supporting cast.
The film is the debut of Michael Melamedoff, who wrote and directed. Principal photography is scheduled to begin in June in New York.
Cannavale, repped by Endeavor and Framework Entertainment, stars in the TV series “Cupid,” which will debut March 31 on ABC. He appeared in “The Station Agent,” “Fast Food Nation” and “The Merry Gentleman.”
Raphael, repped by UTA and Authentic Talent and Literary Management, co-wrote and appeared in “Bride Wars.” She also co-stars in the comedy “The Year One,” which hits theaters in June.
Panabaker, repped by UTA and Management 360, most recently starred in the “Friday the 13th” remake. She also starred opposite James Woods in the CBS series “Shark” and is currently filming the horror movie “The Crazies.”
Apropos founder Alex Kaluzhsky and his partner, Lois Drabkin, recently produced “The Missing Person,” which premiered this year at the Sundance Film Festival.