Old Henry rides into theaters on October 1

Tim Blake Nelson is back on the cinematic range. After being the title character in the Coen Brothers’ The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Tim Blake Nelson puts back on his spurs and visits the Wild West in Old Henry. He plays a simple farmer who might have a complicated past. The film opens on October 1 in selected theaters so check your local listings. Here’s the press release form Shout! Studios:

Official Selection
Venice International Film Festival 
Shout! Studios Presents
A Hideout Pictures Production 
Written and Directed by Potsy Ponciroli Starring Tim Blake Nelson, Scott Haze, Gavin Lewis with Trace Adkins and Stephen Dorff 

Old Henry is an elevated action-Western about a widowed farmer and his son who warily take in a mysterious, injured man with a satchel of cash. When a posse of men claiming to be the law come for the money, the farmer must decide whom to trust. Defending against a siege of his homestead, he reveals a talent for gunslinging that surprises everyone, calling his true identity into question. A production of Shout! Studios and Hideout Pictures, Old Henry is a gripping and cinematic western that uniquely blends a captivating storyline, strong performances, and action in equal measures. 

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Shout! Studios and Hideout Pictures
Written and Directed by     Potsy Ponciroli
Produced by                         Shannon Houchins, p.g.a.
Producer                                Michael Hagerty, p.g.a
Executive Producers          Alex Siskin, Garson Foos, Bob Emmer, Jordan Fields, Richard Foos, Trevor O’Neil, Tim Blake Nelson
Co-Producers                       Bob Burris, Chris Conner
Director of Photography    John Matysiak
Editor                                    Jamie Kirkpatrick
Music                                     Jordan Lehning
Casting by                            Lisa London, CSA, and Catherine Stroud, CSA
Movie Website
Tim Blake Nelson is a prolific actor, writer, director, and producer who has appeared in a wide variety of films such as LincolnHoles, The Incredible HulkMeet the FockersMinority 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 HeiIn This Corner of the World from director Sunao Katabuchiand 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. 

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