Yesterday's announcement and now today's additions with more bold faced names:
- Billy Bob Thornton and Kim Basinger ("The Informers" by Gregor Jordan)
- Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor ("I Love You Philip Morris" by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa)
- Kevin Spacey and Sam Rockwell ("Moon" by Duncan Jones).
"- Manure," (directed by Michael Polish and written by Mark Polish and Michael Polish) is described as a "comic tale centered on manure salesman" starring Tea Leoni, Billy Bob Thornton and Kyle MacLachlan.
- Katherine Dieckmann ("Diggers") with "Motherhood," starring Uma Thurman and Minnie Driver, while
- Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna ("Y Tu Mama Tambien") team up again for "Rudo and Cursi," directed by Carlos Cuaron.
- Environment will be the spotlight in the festival's closing night film, "Earth Days," directed by Robert Stone.
Premieres highlights include:
Highligh of Films screening in Spectrum and Spectrum Dosc are:
500 Days of Summer/U.S.A. (Director: Marc Webb; Screenwriters: Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber)--When an unlucky greeting card copywriter is dumped by his girlfriend, the hopeless romantic shifts back and forth through various periods of their 500 days 'together' in hopes of figuring out where things went wrong. Cast: Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt. World Premiere
Adventureland/U.S.A. (Director and Screenwriter: Greg Mottola)--In 1987, a recent college graduate takes a nowhere job at his local amusement park and discovers the job is perfect preparation for the real world. Cast: Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Bill Hader. World Premiere
Brooklyn's Finest/U.S.A. (Director: Antoine Fuqua; Screenwriters: Michael C. Martin)--After enduring vastly different career paths, three unconnected Brooklyn cops wind up at the same deadly location. Cast: Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke, Wesley Snipes, Don Cheadle, Ellen Barkin. World Premiere.
Lymelife/U.S.A. (Director: Derick Martini; Screenwriters: Derick Martini, Steven Martini)--Set in the 1970s, a unique take on the dangers of the American dream seen through the innocent eyes of a fifteen-year-old boy. Cast: Alec Baldwin, Kieran Culkin, Timothy Hutton, Cynthia Nixon, Emma Roberts. U.S. Premiere
It Might Get Loud/U.S.A. (Director: Davis Guggenheim)--The history of the electric guitar from the point of view of three legendary rock musicians. Cast: The Edge, Jimmy Page, Jack White. U.S. Premiere (our review)
Passing Strange/U.S.A. (Director: Spike Lee; Lyrics: Stew; Music: Stew and Heidi Rodewald)--A musical documentary about the international exploits of a young man from Los Angeles who leaves home to find himself and 'the real'. A theatrical stage production of the original Tony-Award winning book by Stew. Cast: De,AeoAdre Aziza, Daniel Breaker, Eisa Davis, Colman Domingo, Stew. World Premiere
Tyson/U.S.A. (Director: James Toback)--An intimate look at the complex life of former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson. Cast: Mike Tyson. North American Premiere (Nas doing some of the music)
via Indiewire, they did all the heavy lifting, more films announced there.