Jesse Eisenberg and Dakota Fanning Join ‘Night Moves’

Peter Sarsgaard also stars in writer-director Kelly Reichardt’s drama about three eco-terrorists plotting to blow up a dam.

Jesse Eisenberg joins the cast of Night Moves
Jesse Eisenberg joins the cast of Night Moves
Jesse Eisenberg and Dakota Fanning have joined the cast of Night Moves for Film Science and writer-director Kelly Reichardt (Meek's Cutoff).

The story centers on three eco-terrorists who plan on blowing up a dam. Jesse Eisenberg will play the leader of the trio, and Dakota Fanning portrays the rich young woman who finances the operation. Peter Sarsgaard, who joined the project in October, plays the bomb maker. Paul Dano was originally attached for Jesse Eisenberg's role, although he is no longer involved in the project.

Kelly Reichardt will direct from her own screenplay, with Neil Kopp and Anish Savjani producing. Todd Haynes is expected to serve as executive producer.

Production is scheduled to begin this October in Portland, Oregon.

Night Moves was released May 30th, 2014 and stars Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsgaard, Alia Shawkat, Logan Miller, Kai Lennox, Katherine Waterston, James LeGros. The film is directed by Kelly Reichardt.

Sources: Variety

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Comments (6)


    @skywise Maybe it will be like Twilight, a serious drama that we view as a comedy because we just can't stop laughing at it!

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  2. skywise

    Is this a drama or a comedy. I really cant tell.

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  4. Superman81

    Sounds like a FAIL, I am all for the environment but I dont think it is what people paying money want to see in movie theaters.

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  5. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Am I supposed to root for them? Or for their failure?

    3 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  6. thedude-abides

    Ouch. I really like Reichardt's work, but this will take some convincing. . .

    3 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

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