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Rob Reiner Eyeing Film About Prop 8 & Also Has Heist Film 'Airtight' In The Works; Renames 'Summer at Dog Dave's' To 'The Summer of Monte Wildhorn'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 7, 2011 5:54 PM
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While his last effort behind the camera was "Flipped," which no one did which no one did when the film came and went from theaters in August last year, writer/director/producer Rob Reiner isn't slowing down for a moment. Firstly, he's got a new film in the can that he's now finishing up to show to distributors next month. First announced as "Summer At Dog Dave’s,” the film has been retitled "The Summer of Monte Wildhorn" and stars Morgan Freeman, Viriginia Madsen and Kenan Thompson in a dramedy about a wheelchair-bound writer (Freeman) of Westerns whose alcoholism is making him lose his passion for writing. Madsen plays his neighbor, a divorcee who lives with her three daughters and helps him find his mojo again while Thompson is his nephew. It's right in that familiar, feel good wheelhouse for Reiner, but his next potential projects could find the director moving in a couple different directions.

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