Mammoth Film Festival Sets California Premiere For Zac Efron's Ted Bundy Film EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY EVIL AND VILE
Announced today, The 2nd Annual Mammoth Film Festival™ will have the California premiere of EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY EVIL AND VILE film starring Zac Efron as Ted Bundy, Lily Collins, Haley Joel Osment, Kaya Scodelario, John Malkovich, and Jim Parsons. This marks the film's second festival premiere after it made a splash at Sundance.
Directed by veteran documentarian Joe Berlinger, EXTREMELY WICKED tells the story of Ted Bundy through the lens of his longtime girlfriend (Collins) and her experience with one of the most notorious serial killers of all time. After initially receiving backlash for potentially romanticizing the notorious serial killer, Berlinger along with one of Bundy's survivors, Kathy Kleiner Rubin, have stood by it, saying that Bundy's eerie charm is what made him an unsuspecting, and now infamous, murderer.
"MammothFF TAKE 2" as its being helmed, will also host the World Premiere of the Scott Haze (Venom, Child of God) directed documentary, LEXINGTON AND VINE. The short doc follows Mark Foster and indie pop band Foster the People on tour with their third studio album.
In addition to the screening, MammothFF is proud to honor and recognize Haze and Foster as creators, philanthropists, and artists with the 2019 Mammoth Film Festival 'Contribution to the Arts' Award which will be presented to them by Jennifer Morrison (Once Upon a Time) during the Closing Night Gala Awards Show.
Saturday, Day 3 of the Festival the 2nd Charity Celebrity Bowling Tournament presented by Mammoth Media Institute which will include names like Zac Efron, Josh Duhamel, Jennifer Morrison, Xzibit, Kevin Dillon, Ashley Greene-Khoury, Kellan Lutz and so many more exciting participants.
The festival will also World Premiere Josh Duhamel's highly anticipated directorial debut THE BUDDY GAMES starring Olivia Munn, Dax Shepard, Kevin Dillon, Nick Swardson, James Roday, Dan Bakkedahl and Jensen Ackles as the Closing Night Gala Film. The film tells the story of a group of friends who reunite every year to play the Buddy Games - a wild assortment of absurd physical and mental challenges. In the process, they heal old wounds, right past wrongs, and figure out the true meaning of friendship.
About Mammoth Film Festival™
Mammoth Film Festival is an all media festival celebrating varieties of filmmakers, actors, directors, writers, producers and their work. Regal with the wonderful town of Mammoth Lakes, California as it's beautiful backdrop. The film and media showcase has a firm purpose for the exhibition, exploration, celebration and competition of BOUNDLESS media. Founded by Actor and Filmmaker Tanner Beard, who serves as President, the festival had its launch in 2018. Tomik Mansoori and Theo Dumont are Co-Founders of the Festival with Actress Alexandra Chando serving as Festival Manager. Mammoth Film Festival™ takes place from February 7 - February 11, 2019. For more information or tickets visit: https://www.mammothfilmfestival.org
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