Fla., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Gabriel’s Messenger Films announced it
has initiated production on The Investigator, a film inspired by true events
about a veteran detective who becomes a high school baseball coach, leading him
to the most important investigation of his life.
film designed to encourage hope and uplift families in difficult times, The
Investigator features an experienced team of production executives, cast, and
crew. Leading the cast is Wade Williams, playing the role of James and who,
although new to acting, is an accomplished musician. David Sanborn, star from
stage roles in West Side Story, The Miracle, and his one-man show King David,
takes the role of James’ brother Paul.
by Richard Romano and inspired by true events in his life, the film’s director
is Curtis Graham, best known for his work on Misconceptions and The Glass
Window, and the producer and casting director is Nicole Abisinio, recipient of
numerous awards for Prime Of Your Life and known for her work in Broken
Flowers. The crew includes editor Dan O’Brien (To Save a Life), costume designer Dana Campbell (Dancing
with the Stars and Dear John),
and camera operator Bob Scott (Fireproof and Facing the Giants).
Investigator will complete production in February, 2012. Gabriel’s
Messenger Films is dedicated to sharing uplifting family friendly
content, with an emphasis on inspiring true events.
year veteran investigator Sergeant James Buanacore starts the most important
investigation of his life when a drug bust goes tragically bad. The death of
the apparent suspect forces James out of the job he loves and into retirement.
James’ wife Stephanie has a miscarriage, he is devastated and begins to wonder
about and question his previously strong faith. Depressed and angry, James
isolates himself until his brother helps him get an interview and he takes a
job at the local Christian High School as a part time criminal justice teacher
and baseball coach.
his cop mentality challenging his students, James struggles through experiences
with an unsupportive principal, a youth pastor with a secret, and rebellious
students. But when his best option seems to be quitting, a student challenges
him to begin the investigation that will change his life, and those of his