Muppets, Edgar Wright headed to SXSW film festival

NEW YORK (AP) " The latest from writer-director Edgar Wright and a behind-the-scenes documentary about the Muppets are among the films headed to the 24th South by Southwest film festival.

SXSX on Tuesday announced the slate to its March 10-19 festival in Austin, Texas. Premiering will be the heist thriller "Baby Driver" from Wright, the "Shaun of the Dead" filmmaker, and Frank Oz's "Muppet Guys Talking: Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched."

Other entries include Joe Swanberg's "Win it All," starring Jake Johnson as a Chicago gambler; the George Lazenby documentary "Becoming Bond"; Judd Apatow's music documentary "May it Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers"; and Netflix's "Most Hated Woman in America," starring Melissa Leo as atheist activist Madalyn Murray O'Hair.

Terrence Malick's "Song to Song" is the previously announced opener.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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