rob-lowe-cover.jpgGood news for those of you for whom actor Rob Lowe’s Dorian Grayesque Vanity Fair cover was not quite enough — the 47-year-old (!) former Brat-Packer will be punching the clock in San Francisco next month.

The Chron’s Matier and Ross deviates into Tiger Beat territory to report that Knife Fight, a “political thriller” starring Lowe will be shooting throughout the city in June.

According to Deadline, the Bill Guttentag-helmed Knife Fight “deals with the dark side of political operatives.”

Lowe will reportedly play “a hotshot political crisis specialist who works outside the rules during a tough electoral campaign.”

Yeah, I think SF would be a believable setting for that, don’t you?

The movie is slated to be released in October, 2012 for the Presidential Election. Until then, I urge you not to stalk the former teen-heartthrob, but do let us know if you see him around town.

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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