Sabrina Carpenter is hitting the road – and she’s coming to Albuquerque.
The “Girl Meets World” actress will star in the film “The Short History of the Long Road,” alongside Danny Trejo.
According to the New Mexico Film Office, the independent film will begin principal photography in Albuquerque through mid-May.
“I’m proud to welcome another great independent feature to New Mexico,” said Film Office Director Nick Maniatis. “New Mexico’s deep base of talent, infrastructure and our strong incentives continue to help us attract independent films to New Mexico.”
“The Short History of the Long Road,” tells the story of Nola, played by Carpenter, who is a young van dweller forced to take the wheel for the first time when tragedy strikes and her father dies. In her journey, she has to learn to own her grief, her past and her new destination by now living life on the road alone.
Filling out the cast will be Steven Ogg, Maggie Siff, Jashuan St. John and Rusty Schwimmer.
According to the film office, the production will employ 35 New Mexico crew members, 35 New Mexico actors and approximately 165 New Mexico background talent.
The feature will be directed by Ani Simon-Kenney and it’s produced by Darren Dean, Eddie Rubin and Kishori Rajan.
Ogg has been seen in “The Walking Dead” and “Westworld,” while Siff appeared in “Sons of Anarchy” and “Billions.”
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