Sophia Bush and Michael Dorman to Star in HARD LUCK LOVE SONG
According to Deadline, One Tree Hill alum Sophia Bush and Patriot star Michael Dormanhave been tapped as the leads in Hard Luck Love Song, an indie from Synthetic Pictures and Dime Box Entertainment based on the song "Just Like Old Times" by Todd Snider. Justin Corsbie is directing the film from a script he co-wrote with Craig Ugoretz.
It follows Jesse (Dorman), a charismatic but down-on-his-luck troubadour, who finds himself at an existential crossroads as his bad decisions catch up with him. His world spins into further upheaval after a chance encounter with Carla (Bush), an old flame. Their toxic past, Carla's own personal demons, and Jesse's current troubles threaten to destroy their blissful reunion.
Allison Smith and Corsbie are producing the film, the first music-centric project under their Dime Box banner, along with Douglas Matejka. Exec Producers are Peter Scalettar and Christian Monti.
Sophia Bush starred as Brooke Davis in The WB/CW drama series One Tree Hill (2003-2012). She had major film roles in John Tucker Must Die (2006), The Hitcher (2007), and The Narrows (2008). From 2014 to 2017, she starred in the NBC police procedural drama series CHICAGO P.D. as Det. Erin Lindsay.
Dorman is best known for his work on the television series The Secret Life of Us. He has also done supporting work in such films as Suburban Mayhem and West and appeared in the Australian TV series Wonderland. He currently stars in the American comedy-drama series Patriot.