Skateland Cast Filling Out
Wed, 05 Nov 2008 12:08:05
The cast of the 1980s coming-of-age drama Skateland is coming together. Ashley Greene, who will be seen in this fall’s Twilight, has joined the cast, as has James LeGros. Shiloh Fernandez is in final negotiations to take the lead role of Richie Wheeler. Anthony Burns will direct.
The film will follow the story of Wheeler, a teen who works at a small town roller rink, a social venue that was quite popular amongst teenagers two decades ago. He is forced out of his job and has to deal with other issues, such as his parents' divorce and assorted complicated relationships. Greene will play the sister of one of Wheeler’s closest friends, while LeGros will play her father. The film is being financed independently and will begin shooting next month in Louisiana.
—The ARTISTdirect Staff