November 08, 2005 03:24:52 GMT
Kevin Kline and Milla Jovovich are poised to star in "Welcome to America"
They are widely known as popular movie stars, thus it is understandable that they're welcomed in America. Kevin Kline and Milla Jovovich, the two are welcomed to star in the highly anticipated "Welcome to America," which is a sex trafficking drama based on "The Girls Next Door," a January 2003 New York Times Magazine cover story by Peter Landesman.
Filming for the $12 million project is set to start in Mexico City in late November. German filmmaker Marco Kreuzpaintner is in hand to direct, while Lions Gate will distribute in North America.
"Welcome to America" tells the story of a young Mexican girl who is abducted and forced into becoming a prostitute. Her brother teams up with a police officer, who discovers that his young daughter has also been kidnapped. And in the Ukraine, a girl is pressed into becoming a sex slave after being promised a better life in America. Also star in is Mexican actor Cesar Ramos and actress Paulina Gayton.