Casting Call: Who Wants to Get Naked & Fake Having Sex for New Bret Easton Ellis Flick?
Author Bret Easton Ellis has been raising eyebrows with his latest film project, The Canyons, and he's still in the casting phase.
The Canyons is a contemporary thriller written by Bret Easton Ellis (Less Than Zero, American Psycho, etc.) to be directed by Paul Schrader (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Affliction, Auto-Focus, etc.) The Canyons documents five twenty-something's quest for power, love, sex and success in 2012 Hollywood.
Why go to Kickstarter? The producer, writer, and director want to retain full creative control, and need the money to back up their desire to make a truly indie film, free of censorship.And when it comes to censorship, one of the first questionable inclusions in film is sex and nudity. It seems like being indie is letting Ellis and his team go all out. Tuesday afternoon, Ellis used Twitter to post a very particular casting call: