Ex-Hawkeye Acie Earl gets another act in sci-fi movie
"Moon Zero Three" poster

Former Iowa basketball star and NBA player Acie Earl makes his return to the big screen in "Moon Zero Three, Part Three."

Earl, a former Big Ten defensive player of the year, is among the cast of the science-fiction film made entirely in Iowa City. Earl plays the part of Fasthorse, the powerful nightclub owner who may or may not know all the angles on Moon Zero Three.

"Moon Zero Three, Part Three" is written by Iowa City native Al Stroh. The film will make its world premiere at 7 p.m. Tuesday at The Mill in Iowa City; the public is invited and admission is free.