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, Jamie Costa, Will Ferrell and Danny McBride. Filming began on October 24, 2014, in Los Angeles. It is set to be released on September 6, 2019.
|Directed by||James Franco|
by Steve Erickson
|Cinematography||Bruce Thierry Cheung|
|September 6, 2019 (United States)|
A young seminarian who worships film arrives in Hollywood in 1969, during a transitional time in the industry.
- James Franco as Vikar
- Megan Fox as Soledad Paladin
- 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
- Thaila Ayala as Maria
- 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. In April 2019, it was announced myCinema had acquired distribution rights to the film, setting a September 2019 release.
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