With Camera’s rolling in New Orleans, Louisiana, John Malkovich joins the cast of Supercon. The comedic feature follows a group of washed up television stars and comic book artists who make their living attending conventions. Down on their luck, the rag tag team hashes a plot to rob the convention and bring justice to a crooked promoter and an overbearing former TV icon.
With a body of work spanning almost three decades, industry legend John Malkovich is one of the most compelling minds in entertainment. His celebrated performances span every genre, and range from roles in thought-provoking independent films to those in big-budget franchises. In addition to being an accomplished actor, Malkovich is also a director, producer, clothing designer, and artist.
The two time Academy Award nominee joins the cast, which includes Mike Epps, Maggie Grace, Russell Peters, Clancy Brown and CariDee English. Supercon is being produced by Gold Star Films’ Joey Tufaro and Todd Trosclair and Momentum Productions’ Susan Gorrell and Maria J. McDonald. Supercon doesn’t have a release date set at this time, so stay tuned for more updates.
Zak Knutson directs Momentum Pictures‘ Supercon from a script he co-wrote with Andrew Sipes. Zak Knutson started his career as an actor, with small roles in Species, Clerks II, Get the Gringo and most recently Tusk, but he is also an accomplished director as well. He has directed a number of documentary projects for filmmaker Kevin Smith such as Kevin Smith: Sold Out – A Threevening with Kevin Smith, several episodes of the TV series Spoilers With Kevin Smith and the documentary Milius.
John Malkovich most recently starred in Zoolander 2, and he will next be seen in Deepwater Horizon, which is set for release on September 30. He also stars in the unique Robert Rodriguez movie 100 Years, which was locked in a vault last year and won’t be released for literally 100 years, in the year 2115. We’ll be sure to keep you posted with more updates on Supercon as production continues in New Orleans.