LOST CAT CORONA with Ralph Macchio & Gina Gershon Begins Production
LOST CAT CORONA, a feature film written and directed by Anthony Tarsitano, will begin principle photography in Corona Queens, NY, Wednesday May 6, 2015.
LOST CAT CORONA is dark comedy about a man's search for his wife's missing cat, Dominic (Ralph Macchio), a play-it-safe, blue-collar guy from Corona Queens, NY, encounters a parade of characters in humorous and sometimes threatening situations.
The film stars Ralph Macchio as Dominic and Gina Gershon as his wife Connie. Cast also includes Sean Young, Jeff Kober, David Zayas, Paul Sorvino, Adam Ferrara, Barbara Rosenblat, Anthony Ruivivar, Michael McGlone, Ajay Naidu, Anthony Mangano, John D'Leo, Kathrine Narducci, Ana Isabelle, and Summer Crockett Moore. CASTING BY Judy Bowman Casting.
ANTHONY TARSITANO (writer/ director) is an award-winning writer & director, resides in New York City with his wife and producing partner, Deborah. With an extensive career in media, film, and advertising, film highlight include: Writer/Director of ICE (icetheshortfilm.com), starring Kevin Corrigan - World Premiere at the Academy-qualifying Tribeca Film Festival and International Premiere at the Academy-qualifying Raindance Film Festival in London. ICE garnered a Jury Award at the Academy-qualifying USA Film Festival, and Best Narrative Short at the Berlin Independent Film Festival and Phoenix Film Festival. Landed in-flight distribution on United Airlines via Tribeca Entertainment. He was also the writer/director of the film, Calling it Quits (callingitquitsmovie.com), starring Dennis Boutsikaris, Jessica Hecht and Bob Clohessy. The film traveled the domestic film festival circuit 2008- 2009 garnering awards for Best Feature, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Ensemble, Best Story and Best Cinematography along the way. Tarsitano and his wife Deborah are the founding partners of City Squirrel Films<
Photo by Walter McBride