This upcoming feature film under 32Red Entertainment has a shocking twist that changes the dynamics of the plot in its entirety. Titles, ‘Captivated’, the film will follow the kidnapping of the grandson of one among the world’s richest men by a Calabrian mafia boss. Except, things do not go as planned as what was meant to be a kidnapping for a ransom, turns into something more when the mafia boss falls in love with his victim’s
mother during their encounters for negotiations, thereby endangering his entire organization.
32Red Entertainment is a relatively new production company founded by Michael Mammoliti and Manasvi Mamgai. The entertainment company will be collaborating with Benaroya Pictures for the upcoming feature film. Benaroya Pictures is another production company founded by Michael Benaroya. Their works include, ‘Queen of the Desert’ which starred Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson, James Franco, Damian Lewis and more, ‘Cell’- a sci- fi film which was released in 2016 and ‘New York I love You’ which starred Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Bradley Cooper and Ethan Hawke.
Dito Montiel to Direct ‘Captivated’
As per our sources, Dito Montiel will be taking up the direction for ‘Captivated’ which will potentially commence its filming by the end of 2023. Dito Montiel is a renowned filmmaker who is primarily known for his action films which include, ‘Empire State’ starring Liam Hemsworth and Dwayne Johnson, ‘A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints’ which premiered in 2006, ‘The Son of No One’- a drama starring Channing Tatum and Al Pacino, among others.
Robin Shushan will be joining the crew for ‘Captivated’ as the film’s writer. Some of her works are, ‘Luck’ and ‘Prey for Rock and Roll’. Michael Mammoliti, Manasvi Mamgai, Michael Benaroya, Andrea Bucko and Nick de Graffenreid will be heading the production team for ‘Captivated’. Michael Mammoliti is an artist whose works include, ‘Fury’ and ‘Dance of the Dead’. Manasvi Mamgai is an actress and model while Michael Benaroya is a producer who is known for his works, ‘Against the Clock’ which was released in 2019, ‘The Romantics’ which starred Katie Holmes, Josh Duhamel, Anna Paquin and Elijah Wood among others, and more. Andrea Bucko is popular for, ‘Big Eyes’ which received a 72% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, ‘Marlowe’ which featured Jessica Lange and Liam Neeson, ‘The Orchard’ a comedy and more. Nick de Graffenreid has worked in films such as ‘Bad Neighbours’ film series, ‘Cotton’ which is a western drama and ‘Betrayal’ which was released in 2013, to name a few.