Next week the Sundance Film Festival begins and there will be plenty of films to catch up in the cold snow-capped mountains in Park City, Utah. On Sunday, January 27th in the Midnight Section, the film MOPE will make its world premiere.
MOPE is based on the tragic true story of best friends Steve Driver and Tom Dong, two low-end porn actors who sought fame but gained infamy.
Details about the film’s production including cast and crew can be found below:
Production Company: Parkside Pictures in association with Saxton Cinema & Uncooperative Pictures
Directed by: Lucas Heyne
Screenplay by: Zack Newkirk & Lucas Heyne
Story by: Lucas Heyne, Zack Newkirk, Michael Louis Albo & David C. Hill
Starring: Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Kelly Sry, Brian Huskey, Max Adler, Tonya Cornelisse, Clayton Rohner, Michael Traynor & David Arquette
Produced by: Kelly Hayes, Danny Roth, Kern Saxton, BP Cooper, Dylan Vox & Elena Cristiean
Executive Producer: Danny Roth
Run Time: 105 minutes
Check out an exclusive clip from the film:
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