Jul 10, 2023

‘Lips Like Sugar,’ a Crime Thriller Set During the 84 Olympics is Coming To Screens With Owen Wilson and Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson (True Detective) and Owen Wilson (Loki) have been cast as leads in feature thriller Lips Like Sugar, which will be directed by Grammy winner Brantley Gutierrez.

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The film, Lips Like Sugar, is set during the 1984 Olympic Games in L.A. and loosely based on a true story. Lips Like Sugar is a coming-of-age thriller is set against the backdrop of the punk and skate worlds of West Los Angeles. As the new friendship of two teenage girls from different walks of life unfolds and city officials focus on the Olympics, the lives of two former detectives (Harrelson and Wilson) become intertwined when one of the girls goes missing.

Woody Harrelson is one of the producers of the film along with Post Film’s Russ Posternak, Freestyle Picture Company’s Kevin Chinoy and Francesca Silvestri, 7 Deuce’s Jeremy Plager, Greg Lauritano, Subtractive’s Kyle Schember, and Zac Adams. Photographer turned director Gutierrez has collaborated with Paul McCartney, U2, Tom Petty, Jack White, Arcade Fire, Bjork, Foo Fighters, Rihanna and Emma Stone either on music videos, live shows or album artwork. This will be his first major feature film.

Casting is currently underway for Lips Like Sugar, further production details are not available at this time.