With just two weeks to go until its release, a trailer and poster have arrived online for the upcoming drama Adopt a Highway. The film marks the directorial debut for Logan Marshall-Green and stars Ethan Hawke as an ex-convict who realises he has a chance for redemption when he find a baby abandoned in a dumpster.
Russ Millings has just been released from prison after serving 21 years for a 3rd strike conviction for possessing an ounce of marijuana. As he tries to adapt to a world he doesn’t recognize – including trying to learn how to use the internet – he finds an abandoned baby in a dumpster behind the fast food restaurant where he works as a dishwasher. Unsure of what to do, and caught between impulses of kindness and panic, Russ soon realizes this could be his chance at redemption.
Adopt a Highway is set for release on November 1st and features a cast that also includes Elaine Hendrix, Diane Gaeta, Mo McRae, Chris Sullivan and Betty Gabriel.