NILSEN REPORT – ‘Boundless’ an upcoming feature film under Safe Haven Films and Fluent Films has a premise set during the Second World War from the perspective of the daughter of famed Korean freedom fighter Dosan Ahn Changho, Susan Ahn Cuddy. The film commences after the attacks on Pearl Harbor, wherein Susan Ahn Cuddy enlists in the navy and becomes the first female Asian American naval officer in the US military, defying social prejudices and discrimination. Safe Haven Films is an emerging production company. Fluent Films’ productions include, ‘Plan B’ which premiered this year, ‘The Rest of Us’ which was written by Alanna Francis and more.
Susan Ahn Cuddy enlisted in the US Military at a time when racism was prevalent towards her community. Being the daughter of an active participant in the Koran Independence Movement, Susan Ahn Cuddy grew to be one of the most accomplished officers in the navy. Additionally, she was the first female gunnery officer in the service. As of now, the upcoming feature film is only in its developmental stage but it is predicted that the film will commence its production soon.
Monet Clayton will be heading the production team for ‘Boundless’ while Nathan Ellis, Gwydhar Gebien and Jane Oh will be composing the screenplay for the upcoming feature film. Monet Clayton is an emerging artist and is known as both a writer and a producer. Aisling Chin-Yee, a popular artist will be directing the upcoming biopic. Her works include, ‘The Rest of Us’ which premiered in 2016, ‘Sorry, Rabbi’ a short drama starring Dan Beirne and more and ‘No Ordinary Man’ which preceived a 94% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, to name a few.
The cast for ‘Boundless’ include, Ben Hardy, Nick Offerman, Taylor John Smith and Kim Joo-Ryung. Ben Hardy is a known actor whose has performed in works such as, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ which is a biopic on the popular band ‘Queen’, ‘Love at First Sight’ which is a Netflix film, ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ in which he played the role of Warren and more. Nick Offerman was previously seen in ‘Dumb Money’ a dramedy, ‘Colin in Black and White’ which premiered in 2021 and ‘Good Omens’ to name a few. Taylor John Smith is popular for his performance in the series ‘Sharp Object’ which premiered in 2018. His other works include, ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’, ‘You Get Me’ and ‘Shadow in the Cloud’ to name a few. Kim Joo-Ryung gained international recognition through her portrayal of Han Mi-nyeo in Squid Game. Her other works include, ‘Big Bet’, ‘Silenced’ and more.