UPDATED 3/8/18: After word of Moose started making the rounds, Fred Durst clarified the film's official synopsis. "Not sure who got the story mixed up in the press, but here it is," Durst, seemingly referencing multiple reports that the story was semi-autobiographical, said Wednesday night. "It's been 10 years in the making and now it's finally coming to life."
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If you've caught any of Durst's recent Stories, however, you'll notice something else is afoot. The Limp Bizkit frontman is currently working on a new film starring John Travolta. Moose is directed by Durst and stars Travolta as a "rabid movie fan obsessed with his favorite celebrity action hero," Variety reports. The action hero is played by none other than Devon Sawa, who you damn well better remember from his previous work in Final Destination and Eminem's "Stan" video.
The script, loosely based on the events surrounding a fan's stalking of Durst years ago, was penned by Durst and Dave Bekerman. Shooting is currently underway in Birmingham, Alabama and is expected to wrap by March 13. The majority of footage will be shot in the general Birmingham area, with additional location shots slated later for Los Angeles. According to local outlet AL.com, the rest of the cast includes character actors from Birmingham.
Before you start unloading half-baked jokes about Limp Bizkit, consider this: Durst is a solid director. Despite the overall meh-ness of his 2008 feature The Longshots starring Ice Cube, Durst's 2007 directorial debut—The Education of Charlie Banks—is an effective coming-of-age drama starring a pre-Social Network Jesse Eisenberg.
In 2014, he directed and starred in the religion-centered mockumentary The Truth alongside Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland.