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Kevin Alves Directing Debut Feature ‘Lucky Weekend’

EXCLUSIVE: Yellowjackets actor Kevin Alves has set his directorial debuting though indie heist movie Lucky Weekend.

The film, made through Alves’ 31 Twelve Films, will reunite him with Yellowjackets co-star Alexa Barajas. They will both star alongside Locke & Key actor Jesse Camacho and Jessica Clement (Dream Scenario).

Alves is also the writer on the coming-of-age story, in which 18 year-old Gabe, who finds out his best friend has stolen his winning scratch ticket and wrangles a group of unlikely friends to help him steal it back before it is cashed in.

John Daniel (Life with Luca), Agape Mngomezulu (Ginny & Georgia), Jack Ettlinger (Death Note), Alex Ozerov (Another Life), Luke Hutchie (EZRA) and newcomer Clarice Goetz round out the cast.

Alves is best known for playing the role of Travis on Showtime’s series Yellowjackets, which was picked up for a third season in December of 2022 and is set to begin filming in late spring of this year.

“Stepping into this new role as a director has been such an enjoyable process thanks to our incredibly ambitious cast and crew, and getting the chance to reunite with Jesse and Alexa again on screen has been great,” said Alves. “We had a blast shooting this thing and cannot wait to share this story that at its core is about friendship.”

The film is produced by Alves’ own 31 Twelve Films, with alongside producers Julian Smither and Alexa Barajas. No release date has been set up Alves is planning a 2025 festival run.

Canadian-Brazilian actor Alves is repped by D2 Management, Connekt Creative, and Bloch Law; Camacho by Amanda Rosenthal Talent Agency; Barajas by Canopy Partners and Play Management; and Clement by Osbrink Talent Agency and Play Management.

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