Southern Belles: According to Variety, Anna Faris (Lost In Translation) heads the cast of debuting writer-director team Paul Myers and Brennan Shroff's comedy Southern Belles, an independent feature that began shooting this week in Wilmington, N.C.

Also starring is stage thesp Laura Breckenridge and Justin Chambers, with Fred Weller (The Shape Of Things) and Judah Friedlander (American Splendor) in supporting roles.

The story follows two rural Southern girls taken in different directions as they hit the road to escape loser boyfriends and manipulative bosses.