myCinema has released the debut trailer and poster for Zeroville, based on author Steve Erickson’s 2007 novel and directed by James Franco (The Disaster Artist, The Sound and the Fury). Check out the Zeroville trailer in the player below, along with the poster in the gallery!
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Vikar is a lost soul journeying through Hollywood 1969, a land of myths, beauty and monsters. The studio system is in decay, and a new generation of brash filmmakers are on the rise. With his shaved head marked by a tattoo from his favorite film, 1951’s A Place in the Sun, Vikar is a bizarre presence even amid the dreamers and players. He finds work first building sets, then as an apprentice editor obsessed with wielding the power of moving images. As his involvement in the creative process deepens, so does his fascination with a tragic screen goddess named Soledad. Together they discover just how hard it is to live in the blurred boundary between reality and illusion.
The film stars James Franco, Megan Fox, Seth Rogen, Joey King, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson and Jacki Weaver. It was written by Paul Felton and Ian Olds, and produced by Michael Mendelsohn, Vince Jolivette and Caroline Aragon.
Zeroville opens in theaters across the US and Canada on September 20.