Efron, Harden Cast In “Parkland”

Zac Efron and Marcia Gay Harden will join Paul Giamatti, Billy Bob Thornton and Jacki Weaver in the cast of “Parkland” at Playtone and Exclusive Media.

Based on Vincent Bugliosi’s non-fiction book “Reclaiming History,” the film recounts the dramatic true story of the chaotic events that occurred at Parkland Hospital in Dallas on the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22nd 1963.

Award-winning journalist and novelist Peter Landesman adapted the script and will make his directorial debut.

The project will be shot in Austin, Texas ahead of a 2013 US theatrical release on the 50th anniversary of the assassination.

Source: THR