AUSTIN, Texas – Before he ever threw a punch in “Hooligans,” Elijah Wood had to fight just to get the movie made. The “Lord of the Rings” star helped secure financing for the film by Lexi Alexander, which made its world premiere at the South by Southwest film festival, about the violent gangs — or “firms” — associated with England’s soccer teams. [More]

Also be sure to check out a few images of Elijah at the SXSW Film Fest. [More]