SXSW 2019 Review – Long Shot

Long Shot, 2019.

Directed by Jonathan Levine.

Starring Seth Rogen, Charlize Theron, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Andy Serkis, June Diane Raphael, Bob Odenkirk, and Alexander Skarsgard.


When Fred Flarsky reunites with his first crush, one of the most influential women in the world, Charlotte Field, he charms her. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.

Seth Rogen has had a long and interesting relationship with SXSW and Austin’s Paramount Theater, debuting hysterical work-in-progress cuts of such films as Sausage Party and The Disaster Artist. This year he’s back with revenge, bringing not one but two films, the R-rated comedy starring 11-year-olds Good Boys, and Long Shot, a romantic comedy that’s a cross between Notting Hill and Veep.

Directed by Jonathan Levine (Warm Bodies), Long Shot stars Charlize Theron as Charlotte Field, the current Secretary of

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