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INDIE: AMERICAN DREAMER With Peter Dinklage, Shirley MacLaine & More Spotted Filming Around Victoria

American Dreamer

Phil’s a dreamer. Most dreams don’t come true. Phil hates that. But that’s not going to stop Phil from dreaming.

Peter Dinklage and Shirley MacLaine are co-starring in indie film American Dreamer filming in Victoria.

Filming dates: March 15th to April 16th.

Based on a true story from This American Life podcast, American Dreamer follows a low-level professor of economics (Peter Dinklage), whose dream of  owning a home is  out of reach until a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity comes his way when a lonely, near-death widow  (Shirley MacLaine) offers him her estate for pennies. But Phil quickly finds ou the deal is too good to be true.

Cast: Peter Dinklage, Shirley MacLaine, Kimberly Quinn, Danny Glover, Matt Dillon, Danny Pudi and Michelle Mylet.

Peter Dinklage is the low-level professor of economics.

Shirley Maclean is the widow who offers him her estate for pennies.

Kimberly Quinn is the widow’s daughter.

Danny Glover is the private investigator tailing the widow’s daughter, who intends to evict the professor from her mother’s property.

Matt Dillon is the professor’s real estate agent and reluctant companion

Danny Pudi is the Dean of Economics at the  University and  the professor’s boss, who is forced to spend him over his affair with a graduate student.

Michelle Mylett is the graduate student he has the affair with.

Writer: Ted Melfi

Director: Paul Dektor.

Producer: David B. Ginsberg

Filming in Victoria.

Believe this sighting is American Dreamer at Bartholomew’s Pub.

The Empress Hotel.


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