Screen Media Nabs Rights to 'White Irish Drinkers'

Nick Thurston, Geoff Wigdor and Leslie Murphy star in the tale of working-class Irish brothers in Brooklyn who become involved in crime.

Screen Media Films has acquired North American rights to John Gray's White Irish Drinkers, starring Nick Thurston, Geoff Wigdor and Leslie Murphy in a tale of working-class Irish brothers in Brooklyn who become involved in crime.

Stephen Lang, Karen Allen and Peter Riegert also appear in the film, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, won the Audience Award at the Woodstock Film Festival and was just nominated for the Gotham Genius Award.

Screen Media will release the movie in the spring.

It was produced by Gray and Melissa Jo Peltier for Ovington Avenue Prods. and Paul Bernard and James Scura for Bernard/Scura Prods.

The deal was negotiated by Josh Braun of Submarine Entertainment on behalf of the filmmakers with Screen Media's Robert Baruc and Suzanne Blech.

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