Annabeth Gish has joined the cast of Beyond Films’ punk rock feature, “S.L.C. Punk!”
Matthew Lillard, Michael Goorjian, Devon Sawa, Til Schweiger and Adam Pascal also star. James Merendino directs from his original screenplay. Sam Maydew and Peter Ward are producing; and Jan De Bont, Michael Peyser and Andrea Kreuzhage take exec producing chores.
Set in the mid-1980s, pic follows the story of the only two punk rockers in conservative Salt Lake City. Gish will playsTrish, a Bohemianish woman the two encounter in their adventures.
Gish most recently co-starred in the CBS miniseries “True Women,” which aired in May. Recent bigscreen roles include “Beautiful Girls,” “The Last Supper” and “Nixon.” Gish next can be seen in the CBS telepic “Locked Away.”
Oz-based Beyond Films, which has worldwide sales rights, intends to launch “Punk” at Cannes next year.
Gish is repped by Eddy Yablans and Nikki Pfeffer at ICM and Hyler Management.