The Lords of Dogtown: According to Variety, Heath Ledger, John Robinson and Victor Rasuk are wheeling into The Lords of Dogtown, the Columbia skateboard pic to star Emile Hirsch. Thirteen helmer Catherine Hardwicke directs.
Start date is set for April.
"Lords" is a fictionalized version of the 2001 documentary Dogtown and Z-Boys, written and directed by skateboard guru Stacy Peralta based on a Spin magazine article that explored 1970s skateboarding culture. "Lords" follows a group of young California surfers who take their style to the streets as skateboarders.