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Southland Tales

Release Date: November 14, 2007
Limited release

June 29, 2006
Sony to Release Southland

Sony Home Entertainment has obtained rights for the theatrical and home entertainment distribution of Southland Tales. The film, from director Richard Kelly (Donnie Darko), is set in a postapocalyptic Los Angeles and stars Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Seann William Scott. The release details are not set yet, and Sony is also unsure about which Sony label will handle the release.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

August 30, 2005
Women go South

Cheri Oteri, Amy Poehler and Jill Ritchie have all signed on for roles in Richard Kelly's indie flick Southland Tales. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Seann William Scott have the lead roles in the film. Other new cast members include Miranda Richardson, John Larroquette, Jon Lovitz, Will Sasso, Wood Harris, Bai Ling, Joe Campana and Wallace Shawn. The movie is set in an L.A. of the future as it sits on the brink of all sorts of disaster.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

April 21, 2005
The Rock goes to Southland

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has signed to star opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar and Seann William Scott in Southland Tales. The Rock had previously worked with Scott in The Rundown. Richard Kelly (Donnie Darko) directs the film from his own screenplay. It is set in Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, and the city is just on the edge of economic, social and environmental disaster. The Rock will have a role in one of several interconnecting stories, as he'll play an amnesiac action star whose life comes into close contect with an adult film actress who is directing her own reality show. In turn, it also connects with a Hermosa Beach police officer who has the key to a widespread conspiracy.
Source: Variety

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