Opening Night (2016 film)

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Opening Night
Promotional Poster for Opening Night (2016) movie.jpg
Directed byIsaac Rentz
Produced by
Written by
  • Gerry De Leon
  • Greg Lisi
Starring
Music byPJ Hanke
CinematographyAndre Lascaris
Edited byLauren Connelly
Production
company
  • Dark Factory Entertainment
  • Itaca Films
  • Globecom
Distributed byInstrum International
Release date
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Opening Night (formerly One Shot) is an American musical comedy film written by Gerry De Leon and Greg Lisi, and directed by Isaac Rentz. The film takes place in real time, backstage on the opening night of a Broadway musical.[1]

The film had its world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 3, 2016. It was later released on June 2, 2017.

Plot[edit]

A musical comedy centered on a failed Broadway singer (Topher Grace) turned production manager who must save the show on opening night by wrangling his eccentric cast and crew before they wreak havoc.[2]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In November 2014, it was revealed that Taye Diggs had joined the cast of One Shot, with shooting set to begin in Mexico City.[3] In 2016, the name of the film was changed to Opening Night, before its premier at Los Angeles Film Festival as part of the Limelight section.[2] On October 26, 2016, the first official red band trailer was released to the internet [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Exclusive Interview with Opening Night's Topher Grace". 4 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b "LA Film Festival Announces 'Buzz' and 'Limelight' Sections - Film Independent". 19 April 2016.
  3. ^ a b "'Opening Night' Stars Get Very Foul-Mouthed in Exclusive Red Band Trailer For Raunchy Musical Comedy". 26 October 2016.

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