Helmer Kelly to tell 'Tales'

Dunkley, Cathy
March 2004
Daily Variety;3/25/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 64, p6
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Writer and director Richard Kelly, who made his feature debut with indie picture "Donnie Darko," has written and will direct the comedy musical thriller "Southland Tales," for Cherry Road Films. This picture takes place in the year 2008 during a three day Los Angeles heat wave leading up to a massive July 4 holiday celebration. Actor Seann William Scott is in negotiations to star in the project, set to begin shooting in July. Actors Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Lee, Janeane Garofalo, Tim Blake Nelson, Amy Poehier, Kevin Smith and Au Larter are also in negotiations to join the cast.


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