The Last Movie Star
|The Last Movie Star|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Adam Rifkin|
|Written by||Adam Rifkin|
|Edited by||Dan Flesher|
The film had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 22, 2017. It was released through DirecTV Cinema on February 22, 2018, before being released in a limited release and through video on demand on March 30, 2018, by A24.
An aging movie star is invited to a small, local film festival in Nashville. He attends and goes on a journey throughout his past as he faces the fact that his glory days are behind him.
- Burt Reynolds as Vic Edwards
- Ariel Winter as Lil
- Clark Duke as Doug
- Ellar Coltrane as Shane
- Chevy Chase as Sonny
- Nikki Blonsky as Faith
- Kathleen Nolan as Claudia
- Al-Jaleel Knox as Stuart
- Shelley Waggener as Nurse
- Todd Vittum as Buddy Blump
- Amy Hoerler as Nurse Amy
The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 22, 2017. On June 14, 2017, A24 and DirecTV Cinema acquired distribution rights to the film. Shortly thereafter, the film's title was changed from the working title Dog Years, in a mutual decision between the filmmakers and A24 (who made the suggestion). It was released on February 22, 2018, through DirecTV Cinema before being released in a limited release and through video on demand on March 30, 2018.
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