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"Today is the last day of filming for Billy Boy. And it’s really bitter sweet because on the one hand, it’ been really emotionally taxing to work on this project because it’s so personal and it’s so dark. The bitter part is that this has been such a dream - and it’s been kind of… just from day one, so unbelievably surreal and such a joy to see something that I had such a stake in making, becoming, bringing it to life. And have.. — I’ve put such blood, sweat and tears in, (sometimes literally). It’s a joy to see it come to life, and it’s easier to kind of invest myself much more than I ever have in any other job because I’m surrounded by people that know me, and I’m with Blake, you know, who’s not just someone I love acting with but my partner in life. Like, that - it’s kind of indescribable. It’s hard to articulate how much I loved working on this movie…..It’s kind of this thing where I’m sitting back and reflecting and feeling really proud and really blessed to be apart of something that feels so special and unique and raw."

EXCLUSIVE: Fresh from his time lapse masterpiece Boyhood, Richard Linklater is casting for That’s What I’m Talking About, the baseball-themed film he’ll make next. I’m told he has offered the three leads to these actors: Glee’s Blake Jenner, Teen Wolf’s Tyler Hoechlin, and 22 Jump Street’s Wyatt Russell. They’ve each got an offer to play one of the lead baseball players.

The film is said to be very much in tone similar to Linklater’s stoner classic Dazed And Confused, which launched a ton of talent that included future Oscar winners Ben Affleck and Matthew McConaughey. This one is set in 1980, and a college freshman moves into the baseball house at his college and experiences a fraternity like lifestyle with his hard partying teammates.