'Colin Fitz Lives!' goes to Sundance Select
VOD offering begins Aug. 4Sundance Selects has acquired Robert Bella's black comedy "Colin Fitz Lives!," starring William H. Macy, which it will distribute as a VOD offering Aug. 4.
Written by Tom Morrissey, it centers on two eccentric security guards hired to guard the grave of a dead rock legend, the eponymous Colin Fitz. The cast also includes Martha Plimpton, Matt McGrath, John C. McGinley and Mary McCormack.
"Colin" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was named best feature film at the Austin Film Festival. A re-mastered cut screens Thursday in San Francisco as the closing night film of the 2010 LOL-SF Film Festival. Its Los Angeles bow will be hosted by the American Cinematheque at the Aero Theatre on Aug. 5.
Sundance Selects acquisition executive Arianna Bocco brokered the deal with Bella, who recently re-worked the film after buying back the rights from his investors.