THE CANYONS CASTING – Novelist Bret Easton Ellis (American Psycho) made a huge announcement over Twitter: Lindsay Lohan and pornstar James Deen will star in The Canyons, a movie written by Ellis. Paul Schrader (writer of Taxi Driver and Raging Bull) is set to direct the movie. In order to start production, they raised close to $160,000 on Kickstarter, a website allowing people to find funding for their creative projects. On the website, The Canyons is described to be a contemporary thriller that focuses on five twenty-somethings as they pursue power, love, sex, and success in Hollywood. Filming is to take place from July 9 to 31 in Los Angeles.
“And I am beyond thrilled that James Deen and Lindsay Lohan will be playing the parts of Christian and Tara in The Canyons by BEE.” – Bret Easton Ellis via Twitter