He envisioned a quirky teenage girl who had passion, and though she was the object of bullying, she had the strength to rise through it.
He envisioned a tough girl who would let nothing keep her from her dreams.
He envisioned Cassie England, 16, of Baton Rouge, La. He just didn't know she actually existed.
And though Cassie died a month ago from a rare and brutal skin disease, Bryan, who met her family a week after her death, is making her a key part of his upcoming film, "The Black Hat."