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New film Echo Boomers, co-written by UCA grad, to be released on Nov. 13

Echo Boomers, which stars Michael Shannon and Patrick Schwarzenegger, is set to be released in theaters and on demand on November 13.
Credit: Saban Films

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — Although the pandemic has hit the movie business hard, the excitement around new films being released continues.

That's especially true when a film was co-written by a University of Central Arkansas graduate and directed by a Little Rock native!

Echo Boomers, which starts Michael Shannon, Patrick Schwarzenegger and Alex Pettyfer, is described by ET as a "modern-day Robin Hood" as a group of millennial criminals who steal from the wealthy to live a more lavish lifestyle.

Directed by Seth Savoy and co-written with Kevin Bernhardt and Jason Miller, Echo Boomers is set to be released in theaters and on digital on November 13.

Miller, a graduate from UCA, said the process to get Echo Boomers had its up and downs, but he was finally excited to share his and Savoy's vision to a wider audience.

"Being on this set, watching talent like Michael Shannon and the others breathe life into characters I'd help create -- this was the greatest moment of my career so far," Miller said.

Schwarzenegger told ET the movie is "extremely prevalent today" and said it's a fast-paced movie with exciting twists.

When it releases on November 13, you can definitely find our review over on our pop culture YouTube channel Getting Reel.