June 22, 2000
Gyllenhaal In 'Darko'
Jake Gyllenhaal (October Sky) has signed to star in the dramatic fantasy-thriller Donnie Darko, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The film, which combines elements of teen romance with fantasy and science fiction will be produced under Drew Barrymore's Flower Films production banner. Barrymore will also play a high school teacher in the film that is scheduled to start shooting in July.