David Cross’ Debut Directorial Film ‘Hits’ [WATCH VIDEO]
Once it goes viral, there’s no going back. David Cross’ debut movie features a trailer that depicts how it’s like to be an instant celebrity in an internet-fawning society in “Hits.” Continue reading for our preview of this movie.
The thing about celebrities these days is when they’ve garnered enough experiences and fans over the course of their career, they undergo a shift that puts them in the back of the camera instead of being in front of it. For David Cross, he wasn’t as flashy as Clint Eastwood was in his glory actor days, but he always managed to pull of that awkward geeky stance everyone seems to find him to be. Now, it’s his turn to take the turn from actor to director as he now releases the full trailer of his 2014 Sundance Film Festival entry “Hits.”
According to Uproxx, the movie is centered on a man’s devotion to impose a change in the roads of their town, literally. His efforts were genuine, but when it was shot and uploaded to YouTube, not only did his claims get heard, but he also became an instant internet celebrity.
Their official site posted a synopsis of “Hits.”
Hits is a dark comedy exploring the nature of fame in 21st century YouTube America. The film takes place in a small town in upstate New York populated by people who trade in unrealistic expectations. It’s a story in which fame, delusion, earnestness, and recklessness meet, shake hands, and disrupt the lives around them. (via Uproxx)
“Your dad is about to be the most famous man in town.” Looking at the trailer of the movie alone, it’s obvious that the movie is a satirical movie centered on how much the world today is so focused on the entertainment that the web brings, especially YouTube.
“Hits” features a mixture of fresh and familiar ensemble cast lead by Matt Walsh. He is co-starred by Michael Cera, Amy Sedaris, Wyatt Cenac and David Koechner. It is written and directed by David Cross. There is no announcement of the film having a US release date just yet, but it may get its premiere on BitTorrent.
That ends our preview on David Cross’ “Hits.” Keep tabs on Movie News Guide (MNG) for more updates on upcoming movies.
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