Principal photography has officially begun on David Lowery’s dramatic thriller, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Evolution Independent, Lagniappe and Paradox Entertainment announced today.
Already announced to star Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Casey Affleck (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford) and Ben Foster (3:10 To Yuma), the production has announced the addition of Nate Parker (Red Tails) and Keith Carradine (Cowboys and Aliens).
The film tells the story of Bob Muldoon (Affleck) and Ruth Guthrie (Mara), two young outlaws who are brought down by the law in the hills of Texas.
The film began shooting in Shreveport, Louisiana on July 9th and is produced by James Johnston (St. Nick) and Toby Halbrook (Pioneer) for Sailor Bear; Jay Van Hoy (Beginners) and Lars Knudsen (Beginners) for Parts & Labor; Amy Kaufman (Sin Nombre) for Primary Productions and Cassian Elwes (The Words) for Evolution Independent.
The financing of the picture was split three ways between Evolution Independent, Paradox Entertainment and Lagniappe, and was executive produced by Mark Burg (Saw) and Mike Menchel for Evolution Independent, Daniel Wagner (Broken City) and Fredrik Malmberg (Let Me In) for Paradox, and Logan Levy (A Case of You) and Jesse Kennedy (Brooklyns Finest) for Lagniappe.