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"Me and Orson Welles" Starring Former Child Actors Zac Efron and Claire Danes

October 06, 2009

Check out the trailer for Me and Orson Welles starring Zac Efron, Christian McKay and Claire Danes and directed by Richard Linklater (School of Rock, A Scanner Darkly)

The period-drama film is set in 1937 when a young actor (Efron) is thrown into the middle of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre Company on the eve of the opening of Welles' historic staging of Shakespeare's Julius Ceaser. During the week, Richard will find romance with a worldy older woman (Danes), become immersed in a creative experience few are afforded, and learn the downside of crossing the imperious, brilliant Welles (McKay). Richard is about to grow up FAST. Read More