Martha Stephens‘ fourth feature film follows in the footsteps of Land Ho! (Sundance ’14). With filming having taken place in May, starring Shea Whigham, Malin Akerman, Kara Hayward, Jordana Spiro, Liana Liberato, Tony Hale, Adelaide Clemens and Madisen Beaty, To the Stars features an Oklahoma backdrop in the 1960s.
Gist: A 1960s coming-of-age tale, this centers on the powerful friendship forged between a shy farmer’s daughter (Kara Hayward) and a reckless new girl in town (Liana Liberato).
Production Co./Producers: Kristin Mann (Midnight Special), Laura D. Smith-Ireland (It Follows).
Prediction: Premiere category with interest from SXSW.
U.S. Distributor: Rights Available. TBD (domestic). TBD (international).