Back to IndieWire

’21’ to Open 15th SXSW Film Festival

'21' to Open 15th SXSW Film Festival

So, we’re ready to announce the Opening Night Film of SXSW 2008. From today’s press release:

Columbia Pictures’ highly anticipated film, 21, will open the 15th edition of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference & Festival on March 7, 2008. The film, directed by Robert Luketic from a script by Peter Steinfeld and Allan Loeb, is scheduled to open in theaters on March 28. Based on Ben Mezrich’s popular book, Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions, the film stars Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey, and Laurence Fishburne. It will screen at Austin’s Paramount Theatre, on Friday, March 7 to launch nine days of SXSW film screenings, parties, panel sessions, and trade show.

Check out the trailer for 21, right here:

Expect some more announcements soon.

Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: Uncategorized and tagged

Get The Latest IndieWire Alerts And Newsletters Delivered Directly To Your Inbox