August 18, 2022

Sony Photos isn’t taking part in round. Immediately, Deadline revealed that the movement image firm has employed a few of Hollywood’s greatest names to star of their upcoming movie, Downtown Owl. Expertise with numerous credit beneath their belts, the roll-out consists of Academy Award nominee Ed Harris, Lily Rabe, Vanessa Hudgens, Finn Wittrock, Jack Dylan Grazer, and August Blanco Rosenstein. Taking her skills behind the digicam, Rabe will even use her artistic eye as a director alongside co-director Hamish Linklater who penned the screenplay.

Adapting its story from Chuck Klosterman’s novel of the identical identify, audiences of Downtown Owl will discover themselves transported to 1983 and dropped into the fictional nation city of Owl, North Dakota. The unique story follows the lives of three totally different characters in Owl whose lives are tied collectively throughout a record-breaking blizzard. Of the three, there’s an older gentleman named Horace who enjoys hanging round along with his buddies on the native espresso store, indulging within the easy pleasures of life; Mitch, a brooding and solemn teenager who holds a spot as his highschool’s again up quarterback; and Julia. Utterly new to the world, English instructor Julia is about to carry the city greater than they bargained for. Whereas we aren’t positive how shut the movie model will observe the story, judging by the casting, we’re considering they gained’t stray too far.


Multi-Grammy Award-winning musician, T Bone Burnett can be accountable for music for the manufacturing. Followers of Bob Dylan’s work in the course of the Nineteen Seventies will know Burnett as his lead guitarist. On the movie aspect of issues, the musician’s work may be heard on tasks together with O Brother, The place Artwork Thou?, Chilly Mountain, and Stroll the Line. Rabe will add her identify to the manufacturing crew the place she and Bettina Barrow will serve beneath their Kill Claudio Productions. Laura Rister and Lee Broda be part of as govt producers alongside co-executive producer Tom McLeod.

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In a joint assertion launched by Hollywood energy couple, Rabe and Linklater, the duo stated:

We’re so thrilled to have the chance, with this phenomenal forged, beautiful crew, and sensible producing companions, to carry Chuck Klosterman’s human, haunting, and hilarious novel to the display screen. We each grew up in small cities, cities that we love. The city of Owl, candy and bitter, has felt like dwelling to us from the primary learn and we’re elated to be making this love story about dwelling right into a film.

Whereas we do know the movie is at present rolling its cameras in Minnesota, no launch date has been set at the moment. As all the time, we at Collider will maintain you updated with extra data because it turns into accessible.

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