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Patricia Clarkson and Zachary Booth are packing their bags for the indie dark comedy of manners Last Weekend.
The film, which begins shooting this week, marks the feature directorial debut of Tom Dolby and Tom Williams.
Joseph Cross, Devon Gray, Jayma Mays, Chris Mulkey, Alexia Rasmussen and Rutina Wesley round out the cast.
The story takes place over a four-day summer holiday at a couple’s (Clarkson, Mulkey) Northern California estate overlooking Lake Tahoe, where their two sons and assorted friends and partners have been invited for a long weekend. Leisure gives way to chaos as a series of events disturbs the wife’s carefully planned festivities, and the future of the family and the house becomes uncertain.
Cross and Booth play the sons.
Mike Ryan (Junebug) is producing, while Mark Johnson (Breaking Bad, The Notebook) is exec producing.
The film’s main Tahoe location is the house featured in the 1951 Elizabeth Taylor classic A Place in the Sun.
Clarkson recently co-starred in Friends With Benefits. Booth was last seen in Keep the Lights On and FX’s Damages.
Dolby is the author of four novels, including The Sixth Form and The Trouble Boy. Williams’ producing credits include Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark and The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian.
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