It’s been announced by the Atlanta Film Festival that James Ponsoldt’s The Spectacular Now will close out the festival in March.
This week, the Atlanta Film Festival made opening and closing film announcements for the March 15-24 fest, with tickets expected to go on sale soon. Four other fest bookings already are on sale.
“The Spectacular Now,” directed by Athens native James Ponsoldt (”Smashed”), will close the fest on March 23, also at the Plaza. (March 24 is dedicated to encore showings.) It stars Miles Teller (”Rabbit Hole”) as a charmer with a drinking issue who catches bookish Shailene Woodley (”The Decesendants”) on the rebound. After a Sundance showing, Entertainment Weekly called it a “soulful and authentic” teen movie “about the experience of being caught on the cusp and truly not knowing which way you’ll land.”
Tickets aren’t on sale yet, but you could always check back on the official site.