An Arkansas native is making his directorial debut in May with a film named after his home state.
Clark Duke, a native of Glenwood, is best known for comedic roles in The Office, Hot Tub Time Machine and Greek. He’s charting new ground, though, with the release of his feature directorial effort, Arkansas.
The film, which stars Liam Hemsworth, John Malkovich and Vince Vaughn, is about two drug runners who cross their mafia boss.
The IMDb description of the film is, “Kyle and Swin live by the orders of an Arkansas-based drug kingpin named Frog, whom they’ve never met. But when a deal goes horribly wrong, the consequences are deadly.”
Originally, the film was set to premiere at the 2020 South by Southwest Festival, but the festival was canceled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The film is scheduled to be released on May 1, 2020 by Lionsgate. It is unclear if this release is still in the works or if the film will be released via streaming.
Check out the trailer here: