Casting is complete for 'Hottest State'

Feb. 9, 2006 at 10:40 PM

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Casting has been completed for "The Hottest State" with the additions of Mark Webber and Catalina Sandino Moreno, it was announced Thursday.

The indie film will also feature Michelle Williams, Josh Zuckerman, Ethan Hawke, Sonia Braga and Laura Linney.

Hawke wrote the screenplay from his book by the same title and will direct the film as well.

Webber will star as 21-year-old William, an actor who moves from Texas to New York and suffers through horrible heartbreak with a singer/songwriter played by Moreno.

Willie Nelson and Norah Jones will write and perform new songs for the film.

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