‘Texas-based Santa Rita Film Co. has set a Feb. 22 release date in Texas for oilfields drama “The Iron Orchard,” starring Lane Garrison, Ali Cobrin and Austin Nichols.
The film, directed by Ty Roberts, will open March 1 in New York, Los Angeles and additional markets. Garrison portrays a young man thrust into the vibrant and brutal West Texas oilfields in 1939. Cobrin plays his wife.
“The Iron Orchard” is based on Tom Pendleton’s 1966 novel of the same name. The script is written by Gerry De Leon and Roberts, who also produced with Houston Hill, Camille Scioli Chambers, and George Sledge, Executive produced are Peter Atherton, Greg McCabe, Gary Newsom, Ryan Haggerty and Brint Ryan. Co-producers are Van Scott Folger and Anne Fleitas.’