Houston (Kinda) Hitting The Big Screen Again

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Chances have improved that we'll be seeing Open Road, a movie that takes place at least partly in Houston. The film picked up a distributor yesterday.

And why shouldn't it? The cast includes noted motherlover Justin Timberlake, Jeff Bridges, Mary Steenbergen, Harry Dean Stanton and Lyle Lovett. Wim Wenders is the executive producer.

The story supposedly centers around a road trip taken by Timberlake to see his estranged father, a former baseball star who's dying in Houston.

No scenes were shot here, according to iMDB, but the movie does include scenes "filmed following an exhibition baseball game between the Corpus Christi Hooks (AA Affiliate of the Houston Astros) and the Round Rock Express (AAA Affiliate of the Houston Astros). The scenes were filmed at Whataburger Field in Corpus Christi, Texas, including a shot flying over the Harbor Bridge down to the baseball field."

The soundtrack will not, we're pretty sure, include "Jizz in My Pants."


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