In presumably essentially the most heartwarming information of the day, the primary trailer for The Peanut Butter Falcon has dropped, revealing that the unimaginable story behind the movie is as transferring because the occasions portrayed within the teaser.
Touchdown onÂ RedditÂ with the headline â€˜We made THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON with Shia LaBeouf for our pal with Down syndrome who needed to be a film star,â€™ the trailer outlines the filmâ€™s plot; it follows a younger man with Downâ€™s syndrome who desires to be a wrestler, who groups up with an outlaw to pursue his goals.
Itâ€™s a beautiful trailer, however whereas posting it, author/director Tyler Nilson revealed details about the making of the film that weâ€™d really additionally prefer to see changed into a movie.
When requested by a commenter how he managed to get his wonderful actors, Nilson replied that they, â€œshot a trailer with no cash. slid up in DMs. acquired one sure… then a landslide of assist / help / good vibes. I used to be homeless on the time, dwelling in a tent behind somebody home in LA.â€
Nilson doesnâ€™t verify who that â€˜one sureâ€™ was, however our greatest guess can be Shia LaBeouf, as heâ€™s the form of title that may inexperienced mild an indie like this, who additionally enjoys doing all kinds of fascinating tasks.
Nilson explains additional later within the thread. â€œ5 years in the past a pal of ours with Down syndrome mentioned he needed to be a film star and requested us to make a film with him.â€
â€œWe instantly mentioned sure, as a result of we knew Zack had the expertise to hold a characteristic movie. He simply wanted the shot, and if he might get right into a film we knew he would hit a house run. So we wrote this movie particularly tailor-made for him.â€
â€œI couldnâ€™t be extra proud for individuals to satisfy Zack Gottsagen and see the efficiency that he offers in The Peanut Butter Falcon alongside Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, John Hawkes, Thomas Haden Church, Jon Bernthal, Bruce Dern, Yelawolf, Jake â€œThe Snakeâ€ Roberts, and Mick Foley.â€
Yeah, thatâ€™s fairly the solid, and fairly the backstory.
The movie has been acquired by Signature within the UK, with Signatureâ€™s Elizabeth Williams saying, â€œWe’re delighted to be the UK house for this charming and fantastically made film.â€
â€œThe Peanut Butter Falcon is on many â€œshould watchâ€ lists of the 12 months following its break-out launch at SXSW earlier this 12 months and we will likely be giving the movie the profile and adore it deserves when it hits UK cinemas later this 12 months.â€
A UK launch date is as but unconfirmed.