The announcement was made Wednesday on the documentary film’s Indiegogo site. Last year, the project set a movie crowd-funding record. Searcy is the latest in a line of well-known individuals involved in the movie.
John Sullivan, the co-director of Dinesh D’Souza’s two documentaries, “2016: Obama’s America” and “America: Imagine the World Without Her,” has signed on as executive producer. The script is being written by Andrew Klavan, who best known as the author of the novel True Crime, which was turned into a movie directed by and starring Clint Eastwood.
“Gosnell” is being produced by Phelim McAleer, Ann McElhinney and Magdalena Segieda, who also created the documentary “FrackNation,” in response to the anti-hydraulic drilling film “Gasland.”
Searcy, well known for his role as Art Mullen on the recently-concluded FX show “Justified,” as well as his roles in movies such as “Moneyball,” “Castaway,” and “Fried Green Tomatoes,” is also a very outspoken political conservative. (Read more from “Watch: It Was a Mass Murder in America the Media Didn’t Report, Now There’s a Director to Tell the Story” HERE)