'Cottonwood' is an independent movie base the book of the same name.  The movie is set in West Texas during the Dust Bowl.

The movie will star country music superstar Willie Nelson, whose production company, Luck Films, is co-producing.

Most of the interior scenes will be shot in Austin, but Stacy Dean Campbell, the author of the 2004 novel “Cottonwood” and director of the film, said he wanted the outside shots to feel authentic.

The production company will be in our area soon scouting locations to film.  Here's your opportunity to break into Hollywood!

“Cottonwood” is also slated to star Anthony Michael Hall, Academy Award-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr., Ethan Suplee, Alison Eastwood, Aerosmith’s Joe Perry and others, according to Julie Campbell and material provided by the production team.