The Devil Has a Name is a 2019 American dark comedy film starring and directed by Edward James Olmos. It also stars David Strathairn, Kate Bosworth, Pablo Schreiber, Katie Aselton, Haley Joel Osment, Alfred Molina, and Martin Sheen. The film premiered at the 2019 Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival. It was then released in the United States in selected theaters, through video on demand, and on digital platforms on October 16, 2020, by Momentum Pictures
It is a fictionalized drama of true events surrounding California’s Central Valley water contamination wars.
David Strathairn as Fred Stern, a stubborn farmer whose farm gets poisoned by Gigi’s company
Edward James Olmos as Santiago, a Mexican immigrant and Fred’s confidant
Alfred Molina as Big Boss, a psychopathic CEO who wants to bring Gigi down
Kate Bosworth as Gigi Cutler, an arrogant regional director of Shore Oil and Gas
Martin Sheen as Ralph Aegis, an environmental lawyer who takes Fred’s case
Haley Joel Osment as Alex Gardner, a failing advertising agent who’s recruited by Gigi
Pablo Schreiber as Ezekiel, an ambitious yet cruel pyromaniac
Katie Aselton as Olive Gore, Shore’s high-powered, alcoholic lawyer
Michael Hogan as Judge, known to Gigi as “Lance”
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