September 07, 2005 04:32:29 GMT
Jeffrey Blitz, the director of the Oscar-nominated documentary "Spellbound," is turning his attention to "Rocket Science"
Jeffrey Blitz, the director of the Oscar-nominated documentary "Spellbound," has taken another new project, which is "Rocket Science." It tells about 15-year-old Hal Hefner, Reece Thompson's role, who despite his terrible stuttering joins a high school debate team. He soon finds himself immersed in the ultra competitive world of high school debating. The film is scheduled to shoot in the Baltimore area over the next several weeks.