'Veronica Mars' Will Premiere At SXSW; Jon Favreau's 'Chef' Set For Opening Night
Huffington Post - about 3 years
South by Southwest Film Festival organizers announced Thursday that "Veronica Mars" will have its world premiere at the Austin, Texas event in March, just before its theatrical debut on March 14.
In addition to "Veronica Mars," Jon Favreau's star-studded indie comedy, "Chef," will open the 2014 SXSW Film Festival. Favreau's first film since 2011's "Cowboys and Aliens" stars Scarlett Johansson, Sofia Vergara, Robert Downey Jr., Dustin Hoffman and Favreau in the title role.
"Jon Favreau’s wonderfully entertaining return to independent filmmaking works beautifully as our 2014 Opening Night Film, with his sharp and funny take on the world of food, artistry, and family in the age of social media,“ Janet Pierson, head of SXSW Film, said in a statement. "We’re equally excited to share a few more highly anticipated projects and premieres with you in advance of our full slate, as well as reveal some terrific new discoveries."
SXSW Film will announce its lineup of films on Jan. 30. The fest
Huffington Post article