Production Begins in Austin, Texas on Chocolate Lizards

Chocolate Lizards, the impartial comedy-drama starring Academy-Award nominee Thomas Haden Church (Sideways, Divorce), Critically Acclaimed Actors Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix Franchise, Memento), Rudy Pankow (Outer Financial institutions) Academy-Award nominee Bruce Dern (Nebraska, Goliath), and Julio César Cedillo (Sicario, Narcos: Mexico) commences Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021, in and around Austin, Texas.

Erwin Vandeveer (Rudy Pankow) is a Harvard-educated actor just not long ago fired from the initial actual acting position he is ever had in New Orleans. Headed property to L.A., his automobile breaks down outside Buffalo Hole, Texas. There, he meets vibrant roughneck Merle Luskey (Thomas Haden Church), who is about to shed his oil drilling operation in 30 times until he can arrive up with the income to pay back off his lender take note. Two down-and-outers at the conclude of their ropes, Erwin and Merle sign up for forces with Faye (Carrie-Anne Moss), the manager of the community cafe and unofficial mayor of Buffalo Hole, in an not likely scheme to keep away from catastrophe and consider to strike an oil bonanza just before Merle’s time runs out. With a minimal comical crafty and a great deal extra luck, the two just may possibly pull off a past-moment miracle.

Dependent on the 1999 novel by Cole Thompson, the movie is made and directed by Mark Lambert Bristol (Mission Impossible: Fallout) and written by Julie B. Denny (Supercon) adapted from the novel by Cole Thompson. The film is generated by Julie B. Denny, Melissa Kirkendall (The Broad of Evening) and Koen Wooten (gen:LOCK). Matthew Smart (Werewolves Within) will provide as cinematographer, Scott Daniel (Greater, Line of Duty) will serve as output designer and Stephanie Corsalini (The Father, The Patriot,) will serve as casting director.

“We’re fired up to make this fan-favorite ebook into a movie featuring local Texans at the helm. In addition, we are thrilled that we have this kind of a wonderful cast to perform in a picturesque space of Texas. We are confident that the organic settings will give the perfect backdrop for this story,” explained director and producer Mark Lambert Bristol.&#13

The production will use around 75 Austin crew customers, 22 Austin principal actors, and 230 Austin background talent. &#13

Filming will keep on by way of mid-November with an intent on taking the movie to various major film festivals all over 2022.

Thomas Haden Church is represented by CAA, Jen Turner at FINLEY Management, Jackoway Austen Tyerman Werteimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein.&#13

Carrie-Anne Moss is represented by Hodgson Management, Viewpoint and Kleinberg Lange Cuddy & Carlo.&#13

Rudy Pankow is represented by Best Expertise Agency.&#13

Bruce Dern is represented by Alan Somers.

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