A new independent film drama titled Overture, to be toplined by Evan Ross, is currently being shopped to potential investors and distributors at the Cannes Film Festival by the filmakers of the project.

Called it a "coming of age" film, the projectm produced by Aleta Chappelle and Rick Roberts, will be written and directed by Chicago native Michael Chatien, who intends to shoot the film entirely in Chicago sometime later this year.