Eva Marie Saint will join Sam Shepard in the Sony Pictures Classics feature “Don’t Come Knocking,” directed by Wim Wenders and penned by Shepard.
Saint will play Shepard’s mother in the comedy, about an aging cowboy actor who, after riding off the set in the middle of a scene, returns home to his family in the Midwest in hopes of straightening out his life. Jean Reno, Jessica Lange, Gabriel Mann and Clea Duvall co-star.
Lensing is skedded to commence July 26 in Montana, Arizona and Los Angeles.
Saint will next be seen in Wayne Wang’s 20th pic, “Because of Winn-Dixie,” which bows in January.