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James Badge Dale, Jackie Earle Haley And More Added To JFK Assassination Drama Parkland
Tom Hanks' production company, Playtone, is backing the project, and Bill Paxton is also signed on as a producer. Filming will be taking place primarily in Austin - "to achieve the 1960s period look," according to the press release - and while no official release date has been set they are currently looking to release it in time to honor the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's passing.
JFK Assassination Drama Parkland Finds Its Lee Harvey Oswald
Actor Jeremy Strong got a double-dose of historical drama in 2012, with roles in both Steven Spielberg's Lincoln and Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty. While he didn't have huge roles in either movie, the actor had the chance to work alongside some of the most talented filmmakers and actors we have today. For his next project, however - another big historical drama - he has a name that you will definitely recognize.
Zac Efron And Marcia Gay Harden Join Paul Giamatti In JFK Assassination Drama Parkland
Oscar-winner Marcia Gay Harden and Zac Efron are the latest actors to join the cast of Parkland, the new John F. Kennedy assassination drama that is being produced by Tom Hanks' Playtone label and Exclusive Media. They join a building all-star cast that already includes Paul Giamatti, Billy Bob Thornton, and Jacki Weaver.
Paul Giamatti And Billy Bob Thornton Join Tom Hanks' JFK Assassination Movie
When Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman first announced their intention to produce Peter Landesmanís proposed adaptation of Vincent Bugliosiís Kennedy assassination book Reclaiming History, the project was billed as a meticulous character study with a real ensemble feel. Consequently, many speculated Parkland would probably steer clear of household names since there wouldnít be any clear leads. It turns out thatís not the case.