WATCH: The Peanut Butter Falcon – Official Trailer
Starring Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson and Zack Gottsagen, this movie also has a Philly connection with executive producer, Aaron Scotti, who grew up in Conshohocken and came in to visit us in February to chat about the movie, “Arctic” (starring Mads Mikkelsen).
A modern twist on an Mark Twain style adventure story, “Peanut Butter Falcon” is about Zak, a young man with Down syndrome, who runs away from a nursing home to follow his dream of becoming a professional wrestler and follow in the footsteps of his idol, The Salt Water Redneck.
Check out the trailer for The Peanut Butter Falcon:
The movie also stars John Hawkes, Thomas Haden Church, Bruce Dern and Jon Bernthal and hits theaters on August 9.