The ‘Loomis Fargo Project’ becomes ‘Masterminds’
According to Variety, Relativity has retitled its upcoming bank heist comedy Masterminds. The pic boasts an all-star comedic cast including Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig, Ken Marino and Jason Sudeikis. The project is based on the 1997 Loomis Fargo robbery in North Carolina in which an armored car driver and vault supervisor stole $17.3 million in cash. Galifianakas is playing the driver.
The movie, to be released August 14, 2015, was originally titled Loomis Fargo. It was shot this summer in North Carolina with Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite) directing from a script by Emily Spivey, Chris Bowman and Hubbel Palmer.