Noah Schnapp best known for Netflix’s Stranger Things has been announced as the lead in indie drama Abe.
Abe which is currently filming in New York follows a 12 year old boy with a passion for cooking who has never known a family dinner without arguments. The son of a mixed marriage between a Jewish mother and Islamic father, aspires to unify his family by cooking a dinner. He learns how to cook with Chico, a Brazilian chef, who cooks acarajé in multi-cultural pop-up restaurants around Brooklyn.
Brazilian director Fernando Grostein Andrade (Wandering Heart, Quebrando o Tabu) is attached to direct the film, which is shooting in New York.