Locally Filmed Â?AllegedÂ? Releases Movie Trailer 7-28-2010 - WNEM TV 5

Locally Filmed Â?AllegedÂ? Releases Movie Trailer 7-28-2010

The trailer for a new feature-length movie that was filmed at Crossroads Village and the historic Stockton House in Flint is now available online.
The nearly three-minute-long clip can be found on the film's Facebook page.
"Alleged" is about the infamous Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925, in which a teacher was accused of violating Tennessee's ban on teaching evolution.
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The film features acting veterans Brian Dennehy ("Righteous Kill") and former GOP presidential candidate Fred Thompson ("Law & Order"). Other well-known actors include Ashley Johnson ("What Women Want"), Nathan West ("Bring It On") and Colm Meaney ("Law Abiding Citizen").
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The film is scheduled to be released in theaters this fall.
Plot Outline: Charles Anderson (West), a talented young reporter, feels trapped working for his deceased father's newspaper and living in a tiny town (Dayton, TN, 1925) in steep decline. Seeing the Scopes "Monkey Trial" as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to break into the journalistic big leagues, Charles manages to insert himself into the middle of the "Trial of the Century." Once there, however, he is torn between his love for the more principled Rose (his fiancée), and the allure of being able to “change the world” under the tutelage of his hero, the great H.L. Mencken of the Baltimore Sun. When the truth is at stake, Charles discovers, some lies just have to be told.
On The Web: http://www.allegedthemovie.com
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