Sibling thesps Summer and Rain Phoenix have joined the ensemble cast of Muse Prods.’ indie pic “I Woke Up Early the Day I Died.”
Based on a long-lost screenplay by schlock-helmer Ed Wood, the film co-stars Billy Zane, Christina Ricci, Amanda Plummer, Rosanna Arquette, John Ritter, Sandra Bernhard and Eartha Kitt.
Summer Phoenix recently appeared in Good Machine’s “Arresting Gena,” a recently completed work at the Sundance Film Lab. “I Woke Up” rounds out a trifecta of indie pics for Rain Phoenix, who recently completed two indie films, “In the Company of Angels” and “Death Valley.”
Pic currently is shooting in and around Los Angeles, under Aris Iliopolis’ helm.