Newswire: Get Involved, Internet: Help finish Dennis Hopper’s last movie

It may not have Dennis Hopper screaming in a cowboy hat with a chainsaw in each hand—that would be 1986’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2—but the independent comedy The Last Film Festival does have the distinction of being the last film in which the legendary Easy Rider and Blue Velvet star appeared before his death in May 2010. Directed by Linda Yellen, The Last Film Festival stars Hopper as Nick Twain, a big-time Hollywood producer whose latest movie has been rejected by everyone except for the O’Hi Film Festival, a tiny festival held in a small-town high school gym. Desperate to get his film distributed, Twain descends on the festival with his entourage, who immediately collide with the townspeople.

The Last Film Festival was still in production when Hopper died; he was reportedly only a few scenes short of wrapping his role, and saw a rough …

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