‘Identity’s’ Scott enters ‘Bottleneck’

'Dumberer' thesp takes on bluesy prison role

“Identity” star William Lee Scott is set to star with Lucas Black in “Bottleneck,” an independent adaptation of the Clyde Edgerton book. Tricia Brock wrote the script and makes her directing debut. Production begins May 19 in Missouri.

Scott, who on Sunday won the Rising Star Award at the AMC/Movieline Young Hollywood Awards, will play a young thief whose blues guitar talents become evident when he plays in the jail’s band. Jason Clark and Steven Espinoza are producing, with Cary McNair exec producing.

Aside from “Identity,” Scott will soon be seen starring in “Dumb and Dumberer” in June and “The Butterfly Effect” in February. Previous credits include “Pearl Harbor” and “October Sky.”

More Film

  • Toronto Film Festival Title 'One Last

    Toronto Player 'One Last Deal' Picked up by Sales Outfit LevelK (EXCLUSIVE)

    “Identity” star William Lee Scott is set to star with Lucas Black in “Bottleneck,” an independent adaptation of the Clyde Edgerton book. Tricia Brock wrote the script and makes her directing debut. Production begins May 19 in Missouri. Scott, who on Sunday won the Rising Star Award at the AMC/Movieline Young Hollywood Awards, will play […]

  • Estonia Selects 'Take It or Leave

    Estonia Selects 'Take It or Leave It' as Foreign-Language Oscar Entry

    “Identity” star William Lee Scott is set to star with Lucas Black in “Bottleneck,” an independent adaptation of the Clyde Edgerton book. Tricia Brock wrote the script and makes her directing debut. Production begins May 19 in Missouri. Scott, who on Sunday won the Rising Star Award at the AMC/Movieline Young Hollywood Awards, will play […]

  • Mark Wahlberg stars in MILE 22

    Film Review: 'Mile 22'

    “Identity” star William Lee Scott is set to star with Lucas Black in “Bottleneck,” an independent adaptation of the Clyde Edgerton book. Tricia Brock wrote the script and makes her directing debut. Production begins May 19 in Missouri. Scott, who on Sunday won the Rising Star Award at the AMC/Movieline Young Hollywood Awards, will play […]

  • Monkey Paw Eastereggs Jordan Peele

    All the Easter Eggs Inside Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions

    “Identity” star William Lee Scott is set to star with Lucas Black in “Bottleneck,” an independent adaptation of the Clyde Edgerton book. Tricia Brock wrote the script and makes her directing debut. Production begins May 19 in Missouri. Scott, who on Sunday won the Rising Star Award at the AMC/Movieline Young Hollywood Awards, will play […]

  • Chile’s Jirafa taps new exec producer,

    Chile’s Jirafa Taps New Exec Producer, Relaunches Distribution Operations (Exclusive)

    “Identity” star William Lee Scott is set to star with Lucas Black in “Bottleneck,” an independent adaptation of the Clyde Edgerton book. Tricia Brock wrote the script and makes her directing debut. Production begins May 19 in Missouri. Scott, who on Sunday won the Rising Star Award at the AMC/Movieline Young Hollywood Awards, will play […]

  • Carolina Gaitan and Alfredo Castro star

    Feature Debut of Ileana Vasquez Set to Roll (EXCLUSIVE)

    “Identity” star William Lee Scott is set to star with Lucas Black in “Bottleneck,” an independent adaptation of the Clyde Edgerton book. Tricia Brock wrote the script and makes her directing debut. Production begins May 19 in Missouri. Scott, who on Sunday won the Rising Star Award at the AMC/Movieline Young Hollywood Awards, will play […]

  • Parkland Pictures Launches New U.K. Distribution

    Parkland Pictures Launches New U.K. Distribution Arm, Parkland Entertainment

    “Identity” star William Lee Scott is set to star with Lucas Black in “Bottleneck,” an independent adaptation of the Clyde Edgerton book. Tricia Brock wrote the script and makes her directing debut. Production begins May 19 in Missouri. Scott, who on Sunday won the Rising Star Award at the AMC/Movieline Young Hollywood Awards, will play […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content