Park Pictures, Wigwam Films and Rook Films announced today that production for An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn has commenced.
Aubrey Plaza (Parks And Recreation, Safety Not Guaranteed), Emile Hirsch (Lone Survivor, Milk, Into The Wild), Jemaine Clement (What We Do In The Shadows), Matt Berry (Moon), and Craig Robinson (Morris From America, This Is The End, Pineapple Express) head the cast in the film, directed by BIFA Discovery Award winner Jim Hosking (The Greasy Strangler). Written by David Wike and Hosking, the film is shooting in Eureka, California.
Lulu Danger’s unsatisfying marriage takes a fortunate turn for the worse when a mysterious man from her past comes to town to perform a mysterious event called An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn; For One Magical Night Only.
Mary Burke for the British Film Institute says, “After the success of The Greasy Strangler, we are proud to continue to support Jim Hosking as a left-field, break-out British comedy talent.”
Park Pictures producer Sam Bisbee says, “We are all thrilled to be working with the singularly talented Jim Hosking and this dream team of a cast. We can’t wait to introduce Beverly Luff Linn to the world.”
Film4′s Deputy Head of Creative Sam Lavender says, “We’re delighted to be working with the exceptionally talented Jim Hosking, his amazing cast and his team on this funny and unique film”.
The film is being funded by the BFI with National Lottery funding, Film4 and GPS Partners. Sam Bisbee and Theodora Dunlap of PARK PICTURES, along with Oliver Roskill, Lucan Toh, Emily Leo of Wigwam Films and Andy Starke of Rook Films are producing. David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express), the BFI’s Mary Burke, Sam Lavender from Film4, Jim Hosking, David Wike, Jackie Kelman Bisbee and Lance Acord serve as executive producers.