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Penn Jillette Launching Crowdfunding Campaign For Thriller ‘Director’s Cut’
18 September 2013 9:01 PM, PDT
| Variety - Film News
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Magician and performer Penn Jillette has launched a $999,956 crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for his feature-length thriller “Director’s Cut.”
Jillette, who wrote and produced, will star as an obsessed psycho-fan stalking a young actress. Jillette (pictured above with Teller) has launched the 45-day campaign to finance “Director’s Cut” on Donald Trump’s website FundAnything.com. He has posted a video on the site calling on fans to “help me realize my dream of being the creepiest bad guy you’ve ever seen.”
“Director’s Cut” will be directed by Adam Rifkin, whose credits include “Look,” “The Dark Backward” and “Reality Show.” Producers are Jillette, Rifkin and Jillette’s manager Peter Golden.
“This isn’t going to be ‘Avatar,’” Jillette told Variety. “What we’re doing is democratizing the filmmaking business a little bit as the price of filmmaking equipment comes down. It’s a continuation of what got
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