CLARK GREGG RETURNS TO SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
With His New Satire Trust Me
By: Sara Huey | 206.315.0699 | email@example.com
SEATTLE -- May 8, 2014 -- In a surprise addition to its 2014 lineup, the Seattle International Film Festival welcomes a new film by SIFF favorite Clark Gregg. Trust Me, a biting satire about life in Hollywood and the struggle to keep dreams of greatness alive, features Sam Rockwell and William H. Macy along with leading man and writer-director Gregg.
Well-loved as an actor on "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and The Avengers, and widely known as a frequent collaborator with Joss Whedon, Gregg brought his directorial debut, Choke, to SIFF 2008 after winning the Special Jury Prize for Ensemble Cast at the Sundance Film Festival. Gregg adaptedChoke from the eponymous 2001 work of transgressive fiction by Chuck Palahniuk.
He also graced the SIFF red carpet on Opening Night in 2013 with the cast of Much Ado About Nothing, in which he portrayed Leonato, the uncle of Beatrice, and participated in a lively post-screening panel discussion with director Joss Whedon and fellow cast members Alexis Denisov, Amy Acker, and Nathan Fillion.
"I jumped at the chance to return to Seattle with Trust Me," says Gregg. "I was shown such a warm welcome as part of the Much Ado crew in 2013; Seattle really is a special place with a vibrant and inquisitive film-loving community." Trust Me stars Gregg at the head of an outstanding ensemble, which includes Felicity Huffman (Transamerica, "Desperate Housewives"); Allison Janney (Juno, American Beauty, Drop Dead Gorgeous); William H. Macy (The Sessions, Pleasantville, Fargo); Amanda Peet (2012, Identity, The Whole Nine Yards); Sam Rockwell (The Way Way Back, Moon, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy); and Molly Shannon (Never Been Kissed, "Glee," "Saturday Night Live"). Trust Me will appear in select theaters June 6th, and is available now on demand & iTunes.