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Published On: Thu, Jan 31st, 2013

‘Smallville’ star Tom Welling joins ‘Parkland,’ JFK assassination film produced by Tom Hanks

Tom Welling left behind an incredible legacy with his run on “Smallville” and now ventures into more and more feature films.

Tom Welling photo on Smallville as Clark KentDeadline reports that Welling will be joining Paul Giamatti, Zac Efron, and Billy Bob Thornton in a JFK assassination film called “Parkland.”

Directed by Peter Landesman, the film follows the chaos which occurred at Dallas’ Parkland Hospital on the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman are producing with Bill Paxton.

Open Road is in talks to distribute domestically in the fall, around the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination.

Jackie Earle Haley, Jeremy Strong (who plays Lee Harvey Oswald), Jacki Weaver, Colin Hanks, Ron Livingston, James Badge Dale and Brett Stimely (who plays Kennedy) also star.

President Kennedy was murdered on November 22, 1963.

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  1. serbia says:

    Very nice article, totally what I needed. Go see Welling back in action. I loved Smallville

  2. Leroy Blevins Sr says:

    Lee H Oswald did not kill JFK. I spend 8 years analyzing all films and images that was taken on Nov.22,1963 and I found new evidence that was over looked.
    I have done a report on my findings and in this report I show real images of the gunmen on the grassy knoll they were in shelter number 3 right behind Mr.Zapruder. These images shows both gunmen with rifles and aiming their rifles and firing their rifles from shelter number 3.
    There were 7 gunmen there that day and they fired 11 shots that day.
    JFk was shot 3 times and Gov.Connally was shot two times.
    To see this new evidence here is my site on my report.
    The JFK Assassination report
    https://www.box.com/s/f1humgpg1d260op9ue5i

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