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The Truth About Lies Movie Trailer

4 March 2017

Odette Annable finally makes a return to the big screen this summer in the indie, "The Truth About Lies" starring alongside Fran Kranz, who plays Gilby, a man down on his luck and who is having a meltdown having just been fired from his job, lost his apartment in a fire and his girlfriend gave him the boot. And it's only Wednesday. Now, at the ripe old age of thirty-something, he is forced to move in with May, his booze-swindling man-obsessed mother. This is the last straw. Gilby's life is bleak until best friend Kevin drags him to a family get-together, where he meets Rachel played by Obette Annable, Kevin's very beautiful but very married sister. Rachel is the very thing Gilby needs to get his life back on track. Desperate to impress her, Gilby starts to weave a web of lies; one bigger than the next. Now in a sticky mess, Gilby is forced to face the uncomfortable truth about himself before he can find a way out of his very own Lies.

The film was partly shot in Manhattan with locations such as East 24th Street between Lexington Avenue and Park Avenue, and West 49th Street between 8th Avenue and Broadway being used. Areas of Brooklyn were also used such as North 7th, 10th and 11th streets as well as Wythe Avenue between South 8th Street and Broadway. The film is set for release in August 2017, though it is only likely to be shown in the United States.

Actor Fran Kranz is perhaps best known for his collaborations with Joss Whedon in the critically acclaimed films The Cabin in the Woods and Much Ado About Nothing as well as Whedon’s Fox sci-fi series Dollhouse. Currently, Kranz shares the stage with James Earl Jones and Rose Byrne as the romanic lead in You Can’t Take it With You at New York’s Longacre Theatre. His Broadway debut was alongside Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Andrew Garfield in Death of a Salesman, which was directed by Mike Nichols. Kranz’s early film credits include cult classic Donnie Darko, Training Day with Denzel Washington, Ridley Scott’s Matchstick Men and M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village. More recently his roles have included Seven Lovers, Murder of a Cat, The Living, Lust for Love and Before I Disappear. Kranz has starred in a number of television shows. He was the lead in Welcome to the Captain, a CBS comedy series written and directed by John Hamburg. Fran also made a memorable turn in Always Sunny in Philadelphia and guest starred on Private Practice as well as Frasier. Most recently he completed an arc on TNT’s Dallas.

Odette Annable

Odette Annable is perhaps best known to television audiences for her current role as “Trudy” in the hit show Astronaut Wives Club. She has starred in blockbuster movies such as J.J. Abrams’ Cloverfield, for which she was nominated for two awards, and Michael Bay’s The Unborn as well as hit television series including Fox’s House and ABC’s Brothers and Sisters. Annable’s acting career began with a role in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Kindergarten Cop. As an adult, she landed roles in the films Transformers, The Holiday and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story before being cast in a lead role on ABC’s series October Road. She has also starred alongside Jamie Lee Curtis and Sigourney Weaver in You Again. Her other television credits include Fox’s New Girl, CBS’s Two and a Half Men, and USA’s Rush.

Besides starring in movies and TV shows, Odette has an interest in Sports and Fashion, and can speak fluent in Spanish having been raised in a Latin household. In 2008, she was ranked No.88 in FHM's Sexiest Women in the World List, and in October 2010 married her boyfriend of 21 months Dave Annable following a month-long engagement. The couple met when she guest-starred alongside each other during a five-episode on Brothers & Sisters.

A complete list of film location for "The Truth About Lies" will be posted on otsoNY following the release of the DVD.





 


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