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Fast Food Nation

Release Date: November 17, 2006
Limited release

December 19, 2005
Cast lines up for Linklater

Fox Searchlight Pictures has acquired North American distribution rights to Richard Linklater's Fast Food Nation, a movie he based on Eric Schlosser's non-fiction tome. The movie will be a dramatic character study about the fast food industry. Linklater and Schlosser co-wrote the script. The ensemble cast includes Patricia Arquette, Bobby Cannavale, Luis Guzman, Ethan Hawke, Ashley Johnson, Greg Kinnear, Kris Kristofferson, Avril Lavigne, Esai Morales, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Lou Taylor Pucci, Ana Claudia Talancon and Wilmer Valderrama.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

May 16, 2005
Richard Linklater goes to Fast Food Nation

Richard Linklater will direct Fast Food Nation, an adaptation of the Eric Schlosser nonfiction tome about fast food and its health issues, for Participant Prods. Linklater co-wrote the script with Schlosser, and it will disparage the fast food industry and the society it tends to create.
Source: Variety

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