Above: Ellie Lehman who appeared in Timothy Hines’ “Tomorrow’s Today” will star in The Wilde Girls.
The Wilde Girls is a comedy feature that takes place in the year 1932 in the heart of the great depression. Two clueless socialite heiresses with zero survival skills are dumped in the wilderness when they are cheated out of their fortune upon their father’s death. Their problems are compounded when they discover a price has been placed on their heads to ensure they will not return and through a series of missteps become hopelessly lost in the wilderness. An unenthusiastic alliance with a misanthropic mountain man, to be played by rising star and super popular stand-up comic Teddy Smith, may be their only chance of escape.
The principle star talent for one of the main characters, “Tinsley”, has yet to be announced.
Producer Susan Goforth says, “With the support and help of the staff at the great casting hub Backstage.com, we are sifting through several hundred submissions for the principle character of “Tinsley”. Goforth further expounds on the casting, “For other lead roles we have in mind Sarah Silverman and Brooke Shields. There’s a lot of logistics and timing that go into closing the right star talent and we will make a further announcement when that is concluded.”
Along with Teddy Smith, the cast includes newcomer Ellie Lehman, who will be joined by Tomorrow’s Today alumni Joanne Scorcia, Adam Gabel, Colin Buckingham, Annunziato Carbone, Dino Castelli, Peter Plano, Heidi Kravitz (10 Days in a Madhouse), Dominick Martini, Susan Goforth and Donovan Le. More cast members to be announced.
Above: Comic and actor Teddy Smith will play Silas Colter, a hermit mountain man who encounters the Wilde girl heiresses who are out of their element in Timothy Hines’ new comedy movie filming this spring.
Above: Popular stand up comic and actor Teddy Smith tears it up onstage with his hysterical comedy act.
Above: Stand Up Comic Adam Gabel who just completed his first comedy album will play “Mr. Button”, a hit man trying to redeem himself in “The Wilde Girls”, soon to be filmed on location in Washington State and in Los Angeles.
Director Timothy Hines, whose films include Tomorrow’s Today (with 80’s superstar Kelly Le Brock, and Academy Award nominee Burt Young), 10 Days in a Madhouse (with Christopher Lambert) and the adaptation of H.G. Wells’ classic novel War of the Worlds the True Story says, “As a boy and into my young adulthood I recorded hundreds of hours of the stories of survivors of the 1930s Great Depression. There were loads of amazing and improbable experiences that I always one day intended to fashion into a movie.
Hines goes on to say, “Then a combination of things, watching streaming videos of clueless entitled women dubbed “Karens” led me to the idea of wondering how these women would survive if pitted against real danger, pitted in real survival situations. Being a fan of aristocracy dramas like Downton Abbey, it hit me to ask, ‘How would someone who was raised so wealthy that they never visited the kitchen in their own house survive in such a situation?’ And the idea was hatched.”
Above: 80’s supermodel and star Kelly Le Brock turned in an award winning cameo in Timothy Hines latest comedy movie, Tomorrow’s Today.
Above: Christopher Lambert (Highlander, Mortal Combat) with director Timothy Hines on set of 10 Days in a Madhouse.
Above: Teaser poster of The Wilde Girls to be filmed this spring in the wilderness and Los Angeles studios.
Hines said the script practically wrote itself, “I didn’t really write the script as much as channel it. The characters took over and I continually laughed out loud as they spoke and told their story. It was a joy like I have never had in writing. When I shared the script, literally everyone had the same reaction. It is belly laughs and a good story with much deeper undertones dealing with grief.”
Above: Teaser Trailer for “The Wilde Girls” filming on location this spring. Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/MGbRtD1Zn0Q
The film will be produced by Hines’ longtime partners, Susan Goforth and Donovan Le who produced the acclaimed movie 10 Days in a Madhouse starring Christopher Lambert (Highlander, Mortal Kombat), and with Kelly Le Brock (Weird Science, Woman in Red). Dominick Martini, executive producer of the successful and critically acclaimed Tomorrow’s Today, will co-produce with on-set duties alongside Goforth.
Above: Academy Award nominee Burt Young and director Timothy Hines on set with crew of his comedy movie, Tomorrow’s Today now playing on Xumo, AppleTV, Amazon Prime, Tubi, Roku TV and more.
Producer Susan Goforth says, “We are through the roof to reunite with some of the strong talent that helped create the success of Timothy’s Tomorrow’s Today.”