and Michael Schwartz are the writer and director team behind the new film Peanut Butter Falcon. Filmed in Savannah, Georgia (standing in for North Carolina’s Outer Banks
), Peanut Butter Falcon tells the story of Zak (Zack Gottsagen
) , a young man with Down Syndrome who runs away from his care home to make his dream of becoming a wrestler come true. Peanut Butter Falcon opens everywhere August 23rd and co-stars Shia Labeouf
, John Hawkes
, Dakota Johnson
, Thomas Haden Church
, and Bruce Dern
Writer/directors Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz took the time to talk to We Are Movie Geeks about their project.
Interview conducted by Tom Stockman
August 23rd 2019
Tom Stockman: Congratulations on Peanut Butter Falcon.
Tyler Nilson: Thanks.
Ts: I watched it on my computer the other day.
Mike Schwartz: How does it play on the small screen?
Ts: Funny you should say that, There are so