On November 30th, the Paramount Theater will be the site of the premiere of the new Richard Linklater film, “Me and Orson Welles.” The film stars Zac Ephron of “High School Musical” fame, Claire Danes, who has acted in movies such as “Romeo and Juliet” and was on the TV show “My So Called Life,” and established stage actor Christian McKay.

Linklater, a longtime Austinite who founded the Austin Film Society in 1985, is known more widely for directing “School of Rock” and “Fast Food Nation.” However, his directing credits also include the indie classic “Slacker,” “Before Sunrise,” and “Dazed and Confused.”

Linklater, Efron and McKay, who plays Orson Welles in the film, will be present at the Austin premiere, which is being presented by the Austin Film Society.

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