Shannon, Shepard Set To Make “Mud”

Michael Shannon, Sam Shepard, Sarah Paulson, Ray McKinnon, Joe Don Baker and Paul Sparks have all joined the cast of coming-of-age drama “Mud” at Everest Entertainment and FilmNation says Deadline.

Jeff Nichols penned the script and is directing the tale of two fourteen-year-old boys who encounter a mysterious fugitive hiding out on an island in the Mississippi.

Intrigued by the man, the boys enter into a pace to help him evade capture and reconnect with the love of his life.

Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon and Tye Sheridan have already been cast. Sarah Green is producing and shooting kicked off today in Arkansas.