Russ & Roger movie production status is currently Pre-Production
August 2, 2016 • Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script. Approved for California Tax Credit program as a result assumed to be moving forward towards production.
The unlikely collaboration between two maverick outsiders - controversial director Russ Meyer and his fledgling screenwriter Roger Ebert - who stormed the gates of Hollywood and forever changed the course of motion picture history.
Plot: What's the story about?
Set in the late 1960s when cheap counterculture films are minting money, struggling studio 20th Century Fox gives soft-core pulp director Russ Meyers the opportunity to direct "Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls" because his profit margins are so high and his costs are miniscule. Meyer agrees to take on "Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls" on the condition that the script is written by film critic Roger Ebert, who had written one of the few positive reviews Meyer had ever received. Meyers and Ebert struggle with the studio's board of directors and the ratings board, but despite being the rare major studio release with an X rating, they are vindicated when "Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls" is released in 1970 to big box office.
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- The film will feature a variety of A-list cameos.
- Based on the true story.
On or about August 2, 2016, the film was in Pre-Production status.
Approved for California Tax Credit program as a result assumed to be moving forward towards production.
On or about February 25, 2015, the film was in Pre-Production status.
STX is eyeing a late 2015 start date.
On or about October 9, 2013, the film was in Announced status.
Sobini Films has partnered with David Permut and Richard Waltzer to acquire a script by Emmy-winning Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons scribe Christopher Cluess.
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