TNT to Screen Shawn Hatosy-Directed Episode of “Animal Kingdom” at the Oceanside International Film Festival On Wednesday, June 22nd
Oceanside, CA - JUNE 3rd, 2022 – TNT and The Oceanside International Film Festival will exclusively screen a Shawn Hatosy-directed episode of the critically acclaimed series “Animal Kingdom,” on Wednesday, June 22. Supported by Visit Oceanside, the event will take place at the historic Star Theatre, located within the Oceanside Cultural District at 402 N. Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA. The sixth and final season of the explosive family crime drama, “Animal Kingdom,” returns Sunday, June 19 with back-to-back episodes starting at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on TNT.
Festival Director Lou Niles said: “We thought it so very important to have the cast and crew down to our community to say thank you and until we meet again. The show has brought the spotlight to Oceanside and created a rise in visitors from fans of the show searching to visit the actual filming locations. We can’t thank Shawn, Ben, and Daniele enough for their kindness and support of the festival and we are honored to premiere this episode.”
“Animal Kingdom” ranked as a top 10 cable drama of 2021 and stars Shawn Hatosy, Ben Robson, Jake Weary, Finn Cole and Leila George.
In the final season of TNT’s adrenaline-fueled family crime drama, the Cody boys discover that they can’t outrun their past. With their empire expanding, a cold case investigation sets off a series of events that puts the entire family in jeopardy. Revenge, betrayal, and a reckoning with long forgotten violence leads to an explosive conclusion six seasons in the making.
“Animal Kingdom” is produced by John Wells Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. Emmy® winner John Wells, Daniele Nathanson, Erin Jontow, Nick Copus and Bradley Paul serve as executive producers on the series. “Animal Kingdom” was developed for television by Jonathan Lisco and inspired by the award-winning Australian feature film written & directed by David Michôd and produced by Liz Watts, who also serve as executive producers on the series.
Tickets go on sale May 28th and will be $45. The seating is general admission. These tickets are available through the Festival web site.
Animal Kingdom Season 6 teaser / Trailer Teaser Trailer
Event Schedule (subject to change)
Star Theatre Oceanside, CA
5:30pm Doors Open
Red Carpet Arrivals and Reception
Exclusive Premiere of “Animal Kingdom”
Q&A with cast and crew of “Animal Kingdom”
(Shawn Hatosy confirmed; additional cast and crew to be announced)
The Oceanside International Film Festival which is now entering its twelfth year, remains North County’s longest running film festival. The Festival nestled in one of the fastest growing cities in California offers local and international filmmakers the opportunity to screen to a wide audience. Expanded awards categories bring more opportunities for valued recognition to filmmakers. Festival attendees this year can expect to see films from all over the world. The Oceanside International Film Festival 12th season will run Feb.22nd – 26th, 2023 and submissions are now open through late August 2022.
Founded by the Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation in 2009, the Oceanside International Film Festival is an annual opportunity for independent filmmakers to have their work competitively screened and juried. The Oceanside International Film Festival’s 12th running of the festival February 22nd through 27th 2023, To purchase tickets or learn more about the event.
TNT, a Warner Bros. Discovery brand, is watched by more people than any other cable network and known for big, lean-forward television that gives viewers the best seat in the house for electrifying stories, dynamic characters and thrilling events. TNT is home to some of television's most popular original series including "Snowpiercer,” "Animal Kingdom,” and big-ticket movies. TNT is expanding its programming to include premium unscripted with the docuseries “Rich & Shameless,” “Rhodes to the Top,” and "Shaq Life." TNT also presents primetime specials and sports coverage, including Inside the NBA, the NHL, NBA and NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championships and the professional wrestling league All Elite Wrestling (AEW), which has exploded onto the scene with "AEW: Rampage" and the AEW specials “Battle of the Belts”. Click here to visit the TNT Website.
About Visit Oceanside
Visit Oceanside Conference and Visitors Bureau is the official tourism marketing organization in Oceanside, Calif., promoting travel to the city for both leisure and group visitors. The organization influences about one-third of the $507.5 million that is generated by visitor spending in Oceanside each year, which supports nearly 3,500 jobs. Visit Oceanside also operates one of the state’s official California Welcome Centers. With just one stop, visitors can find local, regional and state maps, purchase discount tickets to major Southern California attractions, make hotel reservations or shop for the perfect California keepsake. The Visit Oceanside CVB and California Welcome Center- Oceanside are conveniently located just off Interstate 5 at 928 North Coast Highway. For more information, please call (800) 350-7873 or visit their website.