“The Stars Fell on Henrietta,” produced by Clint Eastwood’s Malpaso Co. for Warner Bros. release, began lensing Monday in Abilene, Texas.
“Stars” is the first Malpaso pic that doesn’t have Eastwood starring or directing.
The film stars Robert Duvall as a wildcat oilman living out of his suitcase during the West Texas oil boom of 1935, who is closing in on his lifelong dream of one big strike.
Aidan Quinn, Frances Fisher and Brian Dennehy also star in the film helmed by James Keach. “Stars” was written by Phillip Railsback; Eastwood and David Valdes serve as producers, with Steve Railsback as associate producer. The director of photography is Bruce Surtees, production designer is L. Henry Bumstead and editor is Joel Cox.
The pic is scheduled for 10 weeks of production, with secondary locations and soundstage work set forAustin, Texas.