Film News

Seattle Film Grassroots Picked Up for Distribution

The Stephen Gyllenhaal movie will open June 22.

05/18/2012 By Laura Dannen


The Man Who Loved Seattle Too Much

Grant Cogswell, whose 2001 city council campaign is the backdrop for Stephen Gyllenhaal's film Grassroots, found hope in Seattle’s possibilities. He tried to give it a monorail and a new civic vision, but discovered that happy endings are only in movies.

09/15/2010 By Eric Scigliano


Budding Bromance

On the set of Stephen Gyllenhaal’s new political comedy Grassroots with stars Jason Biggs and Joel David Moore.

08/17/2010 By Laura Dannen

On set

Mr. Gyllenhaal, Mayor McGinn is ready for his close-up.

Hizzoner joins a ‘Grassroots’ shoot aboard—where else?—the Monorail.

08/06/2010 By Eric Scigliano


Meet the Cast and Crew of Grassroots

Win a visit with Jason Biggs, Joel David Moore, Stephen Gyllenhaal and gang on the set of their new movie.

07/27/2010 By Laura Dannen

Film news

Cedric the Entertainer meets Richard the Politician and Grant the Polar Bear

‘Grassroots’ stars share the love with the Seattleites they play on screen

07/23/2010 By Eric Scigliano

On the Town

Grassroots Party on Capitol Hill

To celebrate the halfway point of filming Grassroots, the cast and crew invite some of Seattle’s finest to party on Capitol Hill.

07/20/2010 By Tiffany Wan

Film News

Grassroots On Location

Stephen Gyllenhaal shows off the office of The Stranger for a brief behind-the-scenes look at his new film.

07/15/2010 By Tiffany Wan

Film Silliness

Grassroots: In Between Takes

When Joel David Moore and Jason Biggs aren’t filming, they’re getting drunk.

07/13/2010 By Tiffany Wan

Film News

Grassroots Effort in Seattle

Director Stephen Gyllenhaal tackles Seattle politics circa 2001.

07/09/2010 By Tiffany Wan

Books and Talks

Tonight at the Sorrento: Phil Campbell, author of Zioncheck for President

The author behind the next big Seattle movie, Grassroots, shares a peek at his new novel.

07/08/2010 By Eric Scigliano