AFM: Myriad Nabs Foreign On ‘Freeloaders’

By | Thursday November 3, 2011 @ 4:28pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Thursday, November 3, 2011, Santa Monica…… Myriad Pictures has acquired all rights outside North America to the comedy Freeloaders, directed by Dan Rosen (Dead Man’s Curve). The movie features a stellar ensemble cast including Jane Seymour (The Family Tree, Wedding Crashers), Dave Foley (“The Kids In The Hall”), Olivia Munn (Date Night, Iron Man 2) and Clifton Collins, Jr. (Star Trek, Mindhunters). Myriad is selling the finished film at the American Film Market.

The story follows a group of slackers who are living for free in a rock star’s mansion. They discover their cherished lifestyle is threatened when the musician decides to sell his pad. The script was written by Rosen and Dave Gibbs.

Producing for Broken Lizard are long-time lizard collaborator and producer Richard Perello and Julia Dray, under the five-member filmmaking comedy group’s shingle. Broken Lizard Industries is best known for the comedy titles Super Troopers, Beerfest, Club Dread and The Slammin’ Salmon. Freeloaders was brought to Broken Lizard in the early stages of development to produce and help get the project off the ground.

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NBC Buys Comedy From Broken Lizard Duo, Adapts Australian Format ‘Laid’

By | Friday October 7, 2011 @ 11:15am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

NBC has bought Kept Men, a multi-camera comedy from writers-actors Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme, members of the Broken Lizard comedy filmmaking group behind such movies as Super Troopers and Beerfest. Heffernan and Lemme will write the project, which tells … Read More »

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