Dallas-born and Plano-raised Michael Urie has come back to North Texas this week in support of two films he was involved in that are currently screening at the Dallas International Film Festival. He stars in Petunia, co-written and directed by another North Texas native Ash Christian, and his own directorial debut in He’s Way More Famous Than You.
This isn’t his first year being involved with DIFF. Last year, Urie co-directed the documentary Thank You For Judging which following high students involved in the same speech and drama competitions that he was involved in as a student at Plano Senior High. Unfortunately, his busy schedule kept him away, but this year he was able to make it out in support of both films he’s involved with at this year’s DIFF.
The Ugly Betty & Partners star is also good friends with Tony Zazza. Tony shared a funny story this morning about Michael Urie and his car. Listen to the full interview!
Check out these reviews of Petunia and He’s Way More Famous Than You. Both are currently screening at the Dallas International Film Festival. He’s Way More Famous Than You is screening this afternoon at 4PM at the Magnolia Theater in Uptown’s West Village. Visit diff2013.dallasfilm.org for tickets.