|About TIM BLAKE NELSON|
Tim Blake Nelson is a prolific actor, writer, director, and producer who has appeared in a wide variety of films such as Lincoln, Holes, The Incredible Hulk, Meet the Fockers, Minority Report, and O Brother Where Art Thou? In 2018, Nelson starred as the title character in Netflix’s The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, written and directed by the Coen Brothers. In the film, Nelson performs “When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings,” which received an Oscar® nomination for Best Original Song. Nelson also won a Grammy Award for his performance of “In the Jailhouse Now” on the O Brother, Where Art Thou soundtrack album, which was awarded Album of the Year. Most recently, Nelson starred in Just Mercy, The Report, Angel Has Fallen, and HBO’s Watchmen, based on the iconic graphic novel by Alan Moore. Nelson’s role in Watchmen as “Looking Glass” brought much acclaim and he was nominated for a Critic’s Choice award. In 2019, Nelson’s play Socrates premiered at The Public Theater in New York City. Other playwriting credits include The Grey Zone and Eye of God, both of which Nelson adapted and directed for the screen. Nelson will next be seen in Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley.
About Shout! Studios
Shout! Studios is the filmed entertainment production and distribution arm of Shout! Factory, specializing in all aspects of distribution, including theatrical, VOD, digital, DVD/Blu-ray, and broadcast. Shout! Studios works with creators at the forefront of pop culture, driving creative expression and diversity in independent storytelling. Shout! Studios finances, produces, acquires, and distributes an eclectic slate of movies, award-winning animated features, specialty films and series from rising and established talent, filmmakers and producers. Upcoming releases for 2021 include dramedy Language Lessons, directed by Natalie Morales and starring Morales and Mark Duplass, Coppelia, starring world-renowned ballerina Michaela DePrince, the Western Old Henry, starring Tim Blake Nelson and making its world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival, the animated feature Dreambuilders, and action-thriller Take Back, starring Mickey Rourke and Michael Jai White. Recent releases include the comedy-drama Misbehaviour, starring Keira Knightley and Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Standing Up, Falling Down, starring Ben Schwartz and Billy Crystal, documentary features A Crime on the Bayou, and Women In Motion: Nichelle Nichols Star Trek and the Remaking of NASA. Family films include award-winning animated features Legend of Hei, In This Corner of the World from director Sunao Katabuchi, and Swift, starring Oscar® winners Kate Winslet and Willem Dafoe, Christophe Gans’ Beauty and the Beast (La Belle Et La Bête), starring Vincent Cassel and Lea Seydoux, and Mia and the White Lion, starring Melanie Laurent.
About Hideout Pictures
Hideout Pictures is a full-service content studio with offices in Nashville and Los Angeles. The company has created a fund designed to provide equity and gap financing to independent films, and to acquire IP to develop innovative content across a variety of platforms. The latest feature projects include Jay & Silent Bob Reboot, 3022, Ted K as well as the soon to be announced Plastic and Kill Whitey, adapted from the wildly successful graphic novels of the same name. Previous television productions include the single camera comedy Still The King starring Billy Ray Cyrus and Joey Lauren Adams. Currently Hideout is producing the feature film Old Henry starring Tim Blake Nelson and Music’s Greatest Mysteries for AXS TV. Hideout also owns the newly launched distribution company Strikeback Studios.