October 08, 2009 05:03:21 GMT
In a whirlwind week, Zac Efron's Richard Samuels falls in love, makes his broadway debut and meets the brilliant Orson Welles.
Yahoo! Movies has just debuted a new U.S. trailer for "Me and Orson Welles". A little more than two minutes long, the sneak peek is narrated by Zac Efron's Richard Samuels and offers a closer look at his interactions with Christian McKay's Orson Welles and Claire Danes's Sonja Jones. It also shares glimpses of the problems Welles deals with in the production of Julius Caesar.
In a whirlwind week in 1937 in New York City, 17-year-old Richard Samuels who spends his days dreaming of the bright lights of Broadway gets his big break when landing a part in Orson Welles' historic staging of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. But with Welles' womanizing taking priority over rehearsals, chaos and calamity mark the production from the start. Before long, opening night has arrived and Richard will discover the terrible secrets of show business.
Directed by Academy Award-nominated helmer Richard Linklater, "Me and Orson Welles" was shot in the Isle of Man, London and in New York. Based on the novel by Robert Kaplow and set in the thrilling world of New York theater, it will have limited theatrical release in the U.S. on November 25.
"Me and Orson Welles" Domestic Trailer: