Cottonwood - How great films get made
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August 28, 2013

Please allow me the great privilege of introducing you to what could well prove to be one of the greatest films of the decade. It is currently in preproduction with a probable release date of mid to late 2014. It has a proven production team and a truly stellar cast all wrapped around a dramatic moving story right out of the trying days of America’s Great Depression and all solidly in the heart of Texas.

“Cottonwood” is a compelling story set in dust bowl draught ravaged West Texas. It is poignant and heartfelt wrapped in mystery, steeped in intrigue and filled with tension. The characters are unforgettable and powerful, even the mule. It is all that a great movie must be, it is relationship based with a steady challenge to deep friendships painted with death and healing and a racial tension that electrifies the audience.

Heading the production team is Julie Campbell. Julie comes to Cottonwood with more than a quarter century of proven ability and with a wide variety of film and television projects to her credit. In 1998 she formed Mark Campbell Productions a much respected independent production company named in honor of her late brother. Now she has brought her background, skills and expertise to “Cottonwood.” To help assure success Julie has assembled a genuinely stellar cast.

Cast members include:

Anthony Michael Hall ( , Ethan Suplee (, Stephen Boss (, Clint Eastwood’s daughter Alison Eastwood ( , Academy Award winner Louis Gossett, Jr. (, Waylon Payne (, Rock super star and Aerosmith co-founder Joe Perry (, Codie Rimmer (, Rick Gifford (, John Eslinger ( and Kari Irwin ( The links included for each actor are direct links to their IMDB (Internet Movie Data Base) page where you may view their complete acting history including awards. Check them out for when you do you will join me in understanding that this is truly a dream cast of Hollywood’s best talent and absolutely perfect for “Cottonwood” the film.

For more details about “Cottonwood” please visit its website: I promise to keep you fully informed on the progress of this great project. It is currently in preproduction and thanks to the hard and focused efforts of Producer Julie Campbell “Cottonwood” has already grabbed the attention of several major film distribution companies making it an almost certain success. As “Cottonwood” moves steadily toward production, post production and ultimate release there does remain some opportunities for a few qualified people to join the team as Executive Producers. If you may have an interest simply send a brief note with your contact information to: and Julie or one her associates will get back to you quickly and confidentially.

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