Vanessa Hudgens, Finn Wittrock, and Jack Dylan Grazer have joined the cast for the upcoming feature at Sony Pictures, ‘Downtown Owl.’
Lily Rabe, Ed Harris, and August Blanco Rosenstein have also joined the film adaptation of Chuck Klosterman’s story.
Set somewhere in rural North Dakota in 1983 is the fictional town called Owl where you won’t find cable or pop culture, but you will find downtown with a first-rate Chevrolet dealership, three bars and a new high school English teacher whose presence upends the lives of locals just in time for a white-out blizzard for the ages.
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Rabe will also be directing the pic with long-time collaborator Hamish Linklater, joining her as co-director. Richard Linklater has also adapted the screenplay. The film will be produced by Bettina Barrow and Rabe of Kill Claudio Productions, Rebecca Green and Linklater. Laura Rister is exec producing as well as Lee Broda and Joel Michaely. Tom McLeod is a co-executive producer.
Rabe can currently be seen in Showtime’s anthology series, ‘The First Lady,’ and recently finished production on HBO’s limited series, ‘Love and Death.’
Grazer starred in Luca Guadagnino’s ‘We Are Who We Are’ for HBO. He also starred in Warner Bros. horror films ‘It’ and ‘It: Chapter Two.’
Wittrock’s film credits include ‘Long Weekend’, starring Zoë Chao, ‘A Mouthful of Air,’ starring Amanda Seyfried, ‘Judy,’ starring Renée Zellweger.