ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Another independent film is coming to New Mexico.
The New Mexico Film Office confirmed that “Katie Says Goodbye” will be filming through the end of April throughout the state.
The film tells the story of 17-year-old waitress who supports her deadbeat mother, while saving to escape her truck stop town.
After she falls in love with an ex-convict, things quickly turn south for her, ultimately testing her spirit and determination for a better life.
The film stars Olivia Cooke, Mireille Enos, Christopher Abbott, Jim Belushi and Mary Steenburgen.
According to the NM Film Office, the production will employ at least 29 New Mexico crew members, 33 New Mexico actors and approximately 50 local background talent.
Cooke last filmed “The Signal” in New Mexico. The film is directed by Wayne Roberts.
It’s produced by Max Born, Kimberly Parker, Eric Schultz, Carlo Sirtori, Benjamin Steiner and Jake Wasserman.