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Encyclopedia > The Wendell Baker Story
The Wendell Baker Story
Directed by Andrew Wilson
Luke Wilson
Produced by David L. Bushell,
Mark Johnson
Written by Luke Wilson
Starring Luke Wilson,
Eva Mendes,
Owen Wilson
Distributed by Wendell Distribution Inc.
Release date(s) March 11, 2005
Language English
Budget $8,000,000
IMDb profile

The Wendell Baker Story is the first movie directed by actor Luke Wilson and his eldest brother Andrew Wilson, which premiered at the 2005 South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas in March, 2005. The film stars Luke Wilson, who also wrote the screenplay, as an ex-con working in a retirement home, and Luke's other brother, actor Owen Wilson as the home's head nurse. Eva Mendes co-stars as Luke Wilson's character's love-interest. The film also features Eddie Griffin, Kris Kristofferson and Will Ferrell. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Andrew Wilson (born August 22, 1964) is a film actor from Dallas, Texas, the oldest brother of actors Owen Wilson and Luke Wilson. ... Luke Cunningham Wilson (born September 21, 1971) is an American film actor. ... Mark Johnson may refer to: Mark Johnson (professor), philosophy professor Mark Johnson (footballer) (born 1978), Australian rules footballer Mark Johnson (film producer) Mark Johnson (umpire), baseball umpire Mark Johnson (hockey player) (born 1957) Mark Johnson (rugby) Mark Johnson (baseball analyst) Mark Johnson (musician) Mark Johnson (football club director), director of... Luke Cunningham Wilson (born September 21, 1971) is an American film actor. ... Luke Cunningham Wilson (born September 21, 1971) is an American film actor. ... Eva Mendes (born March 5, 1974[1]) is an American actress. ... Owen Cunningham Wilson (born November 18, 1968) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor and writer. ... March 11 is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor or actress is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ... Luke Cunningham Wilson (born September 21, 1971) is an American film actor. ... Andrew Wilson (born August 22, 1964) is a film actor from Dallas, Texas, the oldest brother of actors Owen Wilson and Luke Wilson. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Downtown Austin, Texas, where the SXSW Festival and music concerts have been held each spring South by Southwest (SXSW) is an interactive, film and music festival and conference that has taken place every spring in Austin, Texas since 1987. ... Nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas County Travis County Government  - Mayor Will Wynn Area  - City  258. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... A screenplay or script is a blueprint for producing a motion picture. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor or actress is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ... Owen Cunningham Wilson (born November 18, 1968) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor and writer. ... This article focuses on the education and regulation of nurses. ... Eva Mendes (born March 5, 1974[1]) is an American actress. ... Eddie Griffin (middle) on a poster of Undercover Brother Eddie Griffin (born July 15, 1968 in Kansas City, Missouri), is an American comedian. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... John William Will Ferrell (born July 16, 1967 [1]) is an Emmy and Golden Globe nominated American comedian, impressionist and actor who first established himself as a cast member of Saturday Night Live, and has since gone on to a successful film career. ...


The film has been developed through Mobius Entertainment and produced by Mark Johnson of CBS. It was filmed in Austin, TX. Rockstar Leeds (formerly Mobius Entertaiment) and has published many handheld games for Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance, they are currently in development of Grand Theft Auto and Midnight Club series for the PSP. Categories: Computer and video game stubs | Computer and video game companies ... Mark Johnson may refer to: Mark Johnson (professor), philosophy professor Mark Johnson (footballer) (born 1978), Australian rules footballer Mark Johnson (film producer) Mark Johnson (umpire), baseball umpire Mark Johnson (hockey player) (born 1957) Mark Johnson (rugby) Mark Johnson (baseball analyst) Mark Johnson (musician) Mark Johnson (football club director), director of... CBS is one of the largest radio and television networks in the United States. ...


It has now been released on DVD for rental in a number of European countries, and will be distributed theatrically by ThinkFilm on May 18, 2007. ThinkFilm is a distibutor of independent films which was founded in 2001. ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ...


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  Results from FactBites:
 
Wilson Brothers Forums - View Single Post - LA Times Article on TWBS (1203 words)
Baker, Wilson explains, is a dreamer in love with quick-riches schemes, and when he gets busted for selling fake IDs he does a year behind bars, where he becomes an enthusiastic joiner and cheerfully coordinates a schedule of chess and card games with other inmates.
Still, one of the criticisms the Wilsons heard from agents was that "The Wendell Baker Story" failed to conform to the traditional three-act structure.
Baker's quest during most of the movie is to reunite with his ex-girlfriend, Doreen, who works at the water and power department and is played by Eva Mendes.
Coming Soon! Movie Reviews (419 words)
The Wendell Baker Story, a quirky story of one man's strife to become a better person, debuts as the first writing and directorial credit for Luke Wilson working in tandem with older brother Andrew Wilson who was also taking his first spin in the director chair.
The film focuses on title character Wendell Baker (Luke Wilson) who is a Texas con man with a good heart and lofty dreams.
Baker's latest scheme lands him in prison for selling fake ids to illegal aliens that just crossed the US border from Mexico.
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