Accidental TexanAccidental Texan - New Movie Trailer

“I just heard from the producers, and you're fired!"

Synopsis: Fresh-faced recent Harvard student Erwin (Rudy Pankow) flames out of his first professional acting job when he forgets to turn off his phone and triggers an explosive nightmare on set.  His career and cell phone in tatters, he flees the New Orleans set, only to have his car break down deep in the heart of Texas oil country.  Seeking refuge and some possible phone service  in a local diner, he meets Faye (Carrie-Anne Moss), a kind waitress who takes pity on him and offers up the local phone book to find a mechanic. Without enough funds to fix his car, Erwin accepts an offer from Merle, a local oil driller (Thomas Haden Church) only to find out he too is nearly bankrupt and cannot pay his bills. With both men in desperate straits, Merle realizes their only hope may be Erwin’s acting skills and a little help from Faye’s shotgun..
Release Date: March 8, 2024
Director: Mark Bristol
Writer: Julie B. Denny
Cast: Thomas Haden Church, Rudy Pankow, Carrie-Anne Moss, Bruce Dern

Accidental Texan

The poster and trailer for Accidental Texan, directed by Mark Bristol and starring Thomas Haden Church, Rudy Pankow, and Carrie-Anne Moss, have just been released by Roadside Pictures! And you can check them both out below.

Adapted from Cole Thompson's novel Chocolate Lizards and distributed by Roadside Pictures, this film promises a thrilling ride into the heart of Texas.

"follows a Harvard ex-student and aspiring actor, Erwin, as he finds himself stranded in Buffalo Gap, Texas. When a veteran oil driller, in desperate need of help and about to lose everything he owns, asks him to pose as his “Land Man” to fool the police and corrupt oil company owner, Erwin finds himself in the role of a lifetime."

Accidental Texan takes us on an unexpected journey with Erwin, a Harvard ex-student turned aspiring actor, stranded in Buffalo Gap, Texas. When a desperate veteran oil driller enlists Erwin to pose as his "Land Man" in a daring scheme, the stage is set for a gripping tale of deception and unforeseen alliances.

Don't miss the chance to catch this captivating film that blends humor, heart, and the charm of the Lone Star State. Get ready for an experience that will leave you eagerly anticipating the release date! #AccidentalTexan #MovieMagic #TrailerRelease

Here's a look at the heartwarming and hilarious full trailer for Accidental Texan:


Accidental Texan


 And here's the one-sheet poster for Roadside Attraction's Accidental Texan:

Accidental Texan

Accidental Texan has been rated PG-13 by the MPAA.

Accidental Texan will charm its way into your heart this spring on March 8th.