Zeroville is an upcoming American comedy-drama film directed by James Franco, based on the 2007 novel of the same name by Steve Erickson. The film stars Franco, Seth Rogen, Jacki Weaver, Megan Fox, Will Ferrell and Danny McBride. Filming began on October 24, 2014, in Los Angeles. The film is scheduled to be released in 2018 or 2019 once the film gets a distributor.
|Directed by||James Franco|
by Steve Erickson
|Cinematography||Bruce Thierry Cheung|
A young seminarian who worships film arrives in Hollywood in 1969, during a transitional time in the industry.
- Megan Fox as Soledad Paladin
- James Franco as Vikar
- Seth Rogen as Viking Man
- Jacki Weaver as Dotty
- Will Ferrell as Rondell
- Danny McBride as Financier
- Dave Franco as Montgomery Clift
- Craig Robinson as Burglar
- Joey King as Zazi
- Horatio Sanz as Francis Ford Coppola
- Scott Haze as Charles Manson
- Stewart Strauss as Dennis Hopper
- Jamie Costa as Additional Voices
In March 2011, the novel by Steve Erickson was optioned by actor James Franco for a feature film. On October 24, 2014, the ensemble cast joined the film, which includes Seth Rogen, Jacki Weaver, Megan Fox, Will Ferrell, Jamie Costa, Danny McBride, Dave Franco, Craig Robinson, Joey King and Horatio Sanz.
On September 12, 2015, it was announced Alchemy had acquired U.S distribution rights to the film. However, the company filed for bankruptcy, leaving the film without a distributor. No news on a new distributor has emerged since.
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