Bukowski (2015 film)
|Directed by||James Franco|
Tim Blake Nelson
Bukowski is an upcoming American biographical film. It retells the childhood years of writer Charles Bukowski. The film was directed by James Franco and stars Josh Peck as Charles Bukowski, Tim Blake Nelson as his father, Henry and Alex Kingston as his mother, Katharina.
The film focuses on Charles Bukowski's early years: his abusive father, disfiguring acne, alcoholism, and his escape through writing.
- Josh Peck as Charles Bukowski
- Jacob Loeb as Hank Bukowski
- Tim Blake Nelson as Henry Bukowski
- Alex Kingston as Katherina Bukowski
- Teo Halm as Frank Sullivan
- Keegan Allen as Jimmy Haddox
- Shannen Doherty as a young Katherina Bukowski
- Jake Elliott as young Hank Bukowski
- Miles Elliot as Ron Miller 
Shooting began on January 22, 2013, in Los Angeles. After shooting for two weeks, the crew took a break, with a planned resumption in March 2013. In April 2014, Cyril Humphris announced that he had filed a lawsuit against Franco that alleges that Franco had adapted Ham on Rye without the necessary film rights.
Bukowski was planned for release in 2014.
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