Me and Orson Welles


Set in 1937, the story centers on a high school student (Efron) who, while strolling the streets of New York, happens upon the yet-to-open Mercury Theatre and is noticed by its mercurial founder, Orson Welles. The man lands a bit part in "Julius Caesar," the production that catapulted Welles to the top, and spends the next week learning about life and love.

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The ‘Me and Orson Welles’ Domestic Trailer

Yahoo! Movies has released the new domestic trailer for Richard Linklater's Me and Orson Welles, a drama starring Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Christian McKay, Ben Chaplin, Kelly Reilly, Eddie Marsan, Leo Bill, Imogen Poots and Aidan McArdle.

Me and Orson Welles was released November 25th, 2009.

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James Tupper Set for Richard Linklater's ‘Me and Orson Welles’

Men in Trees star James Tupper is set to portray actor Joseph Cotten in Richard Linklater's indie biopic Me and Orson Welles, starring alongside Claire Danes and Zac Efron.

Filming has begun in the Isle of Man, London and New York.

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Richard Linklater Gets Funding for ‘Me & Orson Welles’

CinemaNX have just agreed to back Richard Linklater's new coming-of-age romance, Me and Orson Welles. According to Variety, Marc Samuelson has signed on to produce the film for CinemaNX, alongside Linklater and Ann Carli.

Me and Orson Welles stars Zac Efron who plays a teenage student that stumbles into a minor role in Welles' Mercury Theater production of Julius Caesar. The rest of the cast includes Claire Danes and newcomer Christian McKay as Welles, along with Ben Chaplin, Kelly Reilly, Eddie Marsan, Leo Bill, Imogen Poots and Aidan McArdle.

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