Movie : The Legend of Hell's Gate (2011)
In The Legend of Hell's Gate, Summer Glau plays Maggie Moon, a member of a family that the outlaws encounter.
Plot summary : Surrounded by whisky-fueled outlaws and a treacherous wilderness, how is one to survive? Based on real events, this Texas based tale uncovers the mystery of the events surrounding the legendary Hell's Gate, a cliff formation that rises out of Possum Kingdom Lake in Texas. When a curious errand boy catches wind of one of America's most infamous crimes, he falls in with two desperate men on the wrong side of the law. Crossing paths with some of the West's most notorious figures, these three outlaws fight for their lives in the pursuit of fame and riches. Few are to be trusted, as their interwoven stories prove that everyone has a hidden agenda, and by no means is anyone innocent.
Fueled by a talented ensemble cast 'The Legend of Hell's Gate' blends legend and history into a Western spectacle that recounts the treacherous existence in post Civil War Texas.
Director : Tanner Beard
Writer : Tanner Beard
Release date : Premiere on April 7, 2011 (USA), at the The Dallas International Film Festival.
Genre : Western | Adventure | History | Action
Production credits : 4Go West Productions, Flatiron Pictures, in association with Silver Sail Entertainment
Eric Balfour: Will Edwards
Lou Taylor Pucci: Kid Called Kelly
Henry Thomas: John St. Helens
Jenna Dewan-Tatum: Katherine Prescott
Summer Glau: Maggie Moon
Kevin Alejandro: August Edwards
Jamie Thomas King: John Henry 'Doc' Holliday
Tanner Beard: James McKinnon
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The Legend of Hell's Gate trailer:
- 'Legend of Hell's Gate' budget: $2 Millions (estimated)
- The movie had its premiere at the 2011 Dallas International Film Festival and Newport Beach Film Festival. The western was also shown in selected theaters in South United States and is available on DVD/Blu-ray, on Video On Demand and by Cable providers.
Summer Glau has always said she wanted to play in a western. Starring in "Legends of Hell's Gate" was a dream come true for her.
- Director Tanner Beard made a short movie titled "Mouth of Caddo: The Legend of Hell's Gate" (2008) before making the feature film.
- Here's a first movie poster featuring Summer Glau in the center but it was not adopted as the official movie poster.