Julian produced and is co-starring in the 2013 submarine thriller Phantom starring Ed Harris, David Duchovny and William Fichtner, written and directed by Todd Robinson (writer-director of Lonely Hearts, and writer and co-producer of Ridley Scott's White Squall). Phantom was released across the US on March 1st. Along with Julian, the producing team includes John Watson and Pen Densham (Back Draft, Blown Away, and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.).
Phantom is the first wide theatrical release for Julian and Solar Filmworks, the South Carolina based production company, founded by Julian and his father Weston Adams. Together Julian and Weston wrote and produced the maiden project for Solar Filmworks, The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (THINKFilm 2007). In the film, Julian portrayed his great-great grandfather Captain Robert Adams, South Carolina cavalryman during the Civil War, while Weston portrayed the older Robert in the film. The Last Confederate won 10 Film Festival Awards, including Best Actor Award for Julian, and seven Producing Awards for father and son. The Last Confederate is in release worldwide.
Julian is currently partnered with Emmy Award Winning director-writer-producer, Todd Robinson. In 2009, he produced the Robinson directed music documentary, Amy Cook: The Spaces in Between, which was released by The Documentary Channel. Robinson and Adams then developed the story for Phantom, which is based on true events during the Cold War. Ed Harris plays the haunted Captain of the Soviet submarine who holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his wife and daughter, he is rushed into a classified mission, where is he haunted by his past and challenged by a rogue KGB group (led by David Duchovny) bent on seizing control of the ship's nuclear missile. With the fate of humanity in his hands, Harris discovers he has been chosen for this mission in the belief he would fail. Phantom is a suspense submarine thriller about extraordinary men facing impossible choices. Phantom is in release now, and will hit television and DVD soon.
On the docket for Adams and Solar Filmworks -- Julian is producing and acting in Robinson's feature film, The Last Full Measure, starring Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, Robert Duvall, Andy Garcia, and Laurence Fishburne, for a 2014 release. He is also working with writer and executive producer Michael Frost Beckner producing and acting in the Civil War mini-series, from Sony Pictures Television, Grant vs. Lee: To Appomattox (2014) starring Rob Lowe, Will Patton, Bill Paxton, and William Peterson.