Canada's number one stand-up export, RUSSELL PETERS has teamed up with fellow stand-up comedian and accomplished actor Faizon Love in a stoner buddy comedy RIPPED directed by Brad Epstein. Faizon Love, known for his roles in Couple’s Retreat, Kevin James’ Zookeeper and Will Ferrell’s Elf brings an impressive resume and his comedic prowess to the project. Joining them in Pelican Point Media’s production is the beautiful Alex Meneses featured in the upcoming NBC show Hot & Bothered executive produced by and starring Eva Longoria. The comedy is being directed by Brad Epstein, known for Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, Dan in Real Life, and About a boy, is based on an original screenplay written by Brad Epstein and Billiam Colonel.WME-represented Peters is taking a break from his world tour to shoot this film that is poised to be a breakout role for him.
Sofia Vergara, Stephen Fry, Tim Roth, Parker Posey, Alice Eve and Maggie Q join Uma Thurman in the indie comedy “The Brits Are Coming,” James Oakley is directing from a script he co-wrote with Alex Michaelides. The broad comedy follows an eccentric British con-artist couple, Harriet (Thurman) and Peter Fox (Roth), who flee to Los Angeles to escape paying a large debt to a notorious gangster named Ivanka (Maggie Q) after a failed poker game. In an attempt to raise the money, the couple approach a former associate (Fry), who secretly sells their whereabouts. With Ivanka hot on their trail, the pair scheme to win back the money by executing a jewel heist involving Peter’s ex-wife (Eve) and her new husband. Ike Suri, Jaclyn Ann Suri, Larry Safir, Papu Butani, Quinn Meyers, Johnny Mac, Dee Haslam, Matthew Helderman, David Kyle, Dom Genest and Luke Taylor are executive producing, while Elliot Michael Smith serves as co-producer. Fortitude International, co-founded by Nadine de Barros, Barnum and Daniel Wagner, is handling international rights to the project. The producers currently hold U.S. rights.
During one of Oregon's most violent storms, a young cellist seeks solitude and comfort in the safety of her large apartment, but soon realizes she might not be home alone. With the modern and simple tone of Paranormal Activity paired with the cinematic elegance of Hitchcock's Rope, INTRUDER is a disturbing psychological thriller that will make you think twice about being home alone. Starring John Robinson (Elephant, Lords of Dogtown) and the rising Scottish actress Louise Linton (Lions for Lambs) in her first US leading role. Written and directed by Travis Zarwiny.
The film is a dramatic biopic that explores the life of Gloria Trevi, one of Latin America’s biggest musicals stars, and traces Gloria’s meteoric rise to stardom, her controversial fall from fame, and her rise back to the top. The world-class indie film distribution company, Picturehouse, and a world-class Latin American marketing firm, Entravision, brings this film about the life of Gloria Trevi to a broader market. Picturehouse and Entravision Communications Corporation also provided co-financing for the P&A spend. Ike Suri recently co-financed and Exec Produced Cabin Fever: Reboot with Eli Roth and Cassian Elwes, Daughter Of God with Keanu Reeves and Cassian Elwes, is Exec Producing the upcoming film The Brits Are Coming starring Uma Thurman, and is Producing the film Ripped, staring Russell Peters, Faizon Love and Alex Meneses.