Casey Affleck, Zooey Deschanel, Noah Jupp to star in Bill Pohlad’s Dreamin’ Wild

The musical Dreamin’ Wild starred Casey Affleck, Zooey Deschanel and Noah Jupp. Image credit: twitter/ @sdwahine78

The musical Dreamin’ Wild starred Casey Affleck, Zooey Deschanel and Noah Jupp. Image credit: twitter/ @sdwahine78

Actors Casey Affleck, Zooey Deschanel and Noah Jupe will star in filmmaker Bill Pohlad’s upcoming film dreamin’ wild.

Based on the lives of composers Donnie and Joe Emerson, the film is directed by Pohlad from his own screenplay, reports Deadline.

The cast also includes Walton Goggins, Beau Bridges, Jack Dylan Grazer and Chris Messina.

dreamin’ wildThe Emerson Family and the success of their self-recorded pop-funk album of the same name, which went largely unnoticed until critics rediscovered it and decades later. It was not re-evaluated afterwards.

Now, as an adult, Donnie is forced to confront the ghosts of the past and grapples with the emotional toll his dreams have taken on the family that supports him.

Affleck is cast as Donnie in the present day, while Jupp will portray him in his teens.

Goggins will play Joe as an adult, and Grazer will portray him in his younger days.

Deschanel will star as Donnie’s wife Nancy, Bridges Don Sr. and Messina Light as Attic Records executive Matt Sullivan.

Jim Burke of Innisfree Pictures will produce the project along with Kim Roth and Pohlad of River Road, Viviana Vezzani and Karl Spoeri of SPG3.

Krista Workman, Dan Clifton, Steven Snyder and Casey Affleck will serve as executive producers.

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