"Lean On Pete" Director Andrew Haigh


The writer/director of the new movie, "Lean On Pete" joined us about filming the movie here in Oregon.

Charley Thompson is a 15-year-old who has no stability in his life. He wants a home, food on the table and a high school he can attend for more than part of a year. But as the son of a single father, working in warehouses finding some stability is hard. Hoping for a new start they move to Portland where Charley takes a summer job, and becomes best friends with a failing racehorse named Lean on Pete. Andrew Haigh's adaptation of Willy Vlautin's acclaimed novel stars Steve Buscemi, Charlie Plummer, Chloe Sevigny and Travis Fimmel

"Lean on Pete " opens in Portland on April 20th!

For more information, visit the movie's website.