Production is underway on "Evolution", a drama directed by BAFTA winner Nick Hamm from a screenplay by David Hudgins.

The film stars Marcia Gay Harden, Charlie Rowe, Josephine Langford, Zoe Colleti, Hannah Alligood, Jim Belushi and Diane Ladd.

Inspired by a true story, a young man with a bright future suffers a near-fatal accident and recreates his new life with the help of an unlikely animal friend. His mother, Claire, discovers that the only thing that can profoundly make her son's progress is to provide him with an unlikely animal friend. 

Filming kicks off in Los Angeles and North Carolina. Piers Tempest is producing with Marie-Christine Jaeger-Firmenich of Fondation Robmar as the executive producer. Pic is a Free Turn Films and Tempo Productions in association with Axis Studios.