Palmer’s Next film announced for Austin Film Festival
Austin fest lets loose its first ten pics: ‚ÄėFair Game,‚Äô ‚ÄėBrother‚Äôs Justice,‚Äô ‚ÄėDog Sweat,‚Äô more
Doug Liman‚Äôs political drama ‚ÄúFair Game‚ÄĚ will screen at the¬†Austin Film Festival, fest organizers announced Tuesday.
Among the ten films thus far lined up for the screenwriter-focused fest, which runs October 21-28, are Travis Fine‚Äôs drama ‚ÄúThe Space Between,‚ÄĚ starring Melissa Leo; David Palmer and Dax Shepard‚Äôs ‚ÄúBrother‚Äôs Justice,‚ÄĚ starring Shepard, Tom Arnold and Bradley Cooper; and Maryam Azadi and Hossein Keshavarz‚Äôs ‚ÄúDog Sweat.‚ÄĚ As usual, the line-up will also feature a host of Austin-made films, including Eric Heuber‚Äôs ‚ÄúRainbow‚Äôs End,‚ÄĚ Bradley Scott Sullivan‚Äôs ‚ÄúI Didn‚Äôt Come Here to Die‚ÄĚ and Steven Belyeu‚Äôs ‚ÄúDig.‚ÄĚ
Bill Ivory and Nigel Cole‚Äôs ‚ÄúMade in Dagenham,‚ÄĚ J. Clay Twell‚Äôs ‚ÄúMake Believe‚ÄĚ and Shan Nicholson‚Äôs ‚ÄúRubble Kings‚ÄĚ complete the fest’s “Early 10″ selections.
Jez Butterworth and John-Henry Butterworth wrote the screenplay for ‚ÄúFair Game,‚ÄĚ which stars Naomi Watts and Sean Penn as outed CIA operative Valerie Plame and her diplomat husband, Joseph Wilson. Summit Entertainment acquired the suspense thriller before its world premiere at Cannes in May, and it plans an early November theatrical release.
The Austin fest‚Äôs complete program, including short films and competition titles, will be announced in mid-September.