Robert De Niro and Shia LaBeouf are both set to star in crime drama After Exile.
After Exile is the story of Mike Delaney (LaBeouf) who, after being released from prison for killing an innocent man after a violent robbery, must re-enter his old life where he and his ex-criminal father (De Niro) attempt to save his younger brother from a life of drugs and crime. The drama is about the difficult trajectory toward forgiveness and redemption. De Niro will play Ted Delaney, an ex-con who lost his wife years ago and now suffers from alcoholism and guilt. All he has left is the instinct to save his two sons from the dark and destructive paths they are on.
Joshua Michael Stern is directing with a script from Anthony Thorne and Michael Tovo, the film is being produced by Anthony Thorne and Steve Snyder of Pacific Shore Films, which is backing the film.