DirectorTricia Brock Initial DVD releaseJanuary 15, 2008 Duration LanguageEnglish
Release dateMarch 2004 (2004-03) (SXSW)
April 28, 2006 (2006-04-28) (United States) Based onKiller Diller
by Clyde Edgerton WriterClyde Edgerton (novel), Tricia Brock (screenplay) CastWilliam Lee Scott (Wesley), Lucas Black (Vernon), Fred Willard (Ned), John Michael Higgins (Deermont), W. Earl Brown (Holister), Taj Mahal (J.R. Cox) Similar moviesJupiter Ascending, Frozen, Pitch Perfect 2, The Wolf of Wall Street, Back to the Future, Fifty Shades of Grey
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Killer Diller is a 2004 drama film with musical elements that had a limited release in 2006. Produced by Sprocketdyne Entertainment and distributed by Freestyle Releasing, the film was written and directed by Tricia Brock and is based on the novel by Clyde Edgerton. Bottleneck was its working title. It was screened at the South by Southwest Film Festival in March 2004 and the Tribeca Film Festival on May 4, 2004.
Wesley, (William Lee Scott) a car thief and musician sent to live at a halfway house on the campus of a Christian college meets Vernon, (Lucas Black) an autistic piano player in need of a friend. Together they team up with the struggling halfway house band to create the Killer Diller Blues Band.
Lucas Black...Vernon Jackson
William Lee Scott...Wesley
W. Earl Brown...Holister Jackson
Niki J. Crawford...Shanita
Mary Kay Place...Dr. Gwen Bradley
Taj Mahal...J. R. Cox
Clyde Edgerton...Faculty member
Tricia Brock won a Crystal Heart Award at the Heartland Film Festival for her work on this film.