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SXSW Exclusive: Pretend To Be Stanley Kubrick In Clip From ‘Moonwalkers’ Starring Rupert Grint

SXSW Exclusive: Pretend To Be Stanley Kubrick In Clip From 'Moonwalkers' Starring Rupert Grint

There are some conspiracy theorists who believe that Apollo 11 never made it the moon, and that legendary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick was part of a secret government team who staged the entire event in a studio. For anyone who has seen the documentary “Room 237,” there are some who think the director left clues about his involvement throughout “The Shining.” No matter what you believe, it’s a good yarn, and the basis for the upcoming “Moonwalkers.” Today we have an exclusive clip from the film.

Directed by Antoine Bardou-Jacquet, and starring Ron Perlman, Rupert Grint, and Robert Sheehan, the action-comedy presents the wild story of the con that fooled the entire world. Here’s the official synopsis:

What if Apollo 11 never actually made it? What if, in reality, Stanley Kubrick secretly shot the famous images of the moon landing in a studio, working for the US administration? This is the premise of a totally plausible conspiracy theory that takes us to swinging sixties London, where a stubborn CIA agent (Ron Perlman a.k.a. Hellboy) will never find Kubrick but instead is forced to team up with Rupert Grint’s lousy manager of a seedy rock band to develop the biggest con of all time, in this riotous, high-tempo action-comedy.

“Moonwalkers” makes its World Premiere tonight at SXSW. Be sure to follow @wearepartizan for more. 

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