Berlin: 'Drunk Parents' With Alec Baldwin, Salma Hayek Sells to Multiple Countries (Exclusive)
Fortitude International is selling the comedy at EFM.
Buyers are raising a glass to Drunk Parents, the comedy starring Alec Baldwin and Salma Hayek that Fortitude International is selling in Berlin.
Fortitude has closed deals in multiple international territories, including Wildbunch for Germany and Entertainment One for Canada.
The comedy also has sold to Dutch FilmWorks for Benelux, Tanweer for Greece, Praesens for Switzerland, Lusomundo for Portugal, HBO for Pan Asia Pay TV, Impossible for India, PT Prima for Indonesia, Octoarts for the Philippines, Falcon for the Middle East, Filmdom for Turkey and Prorom for Eastern Europe.
Directed by Fred Wolf from a screenplay he wrote with Peter Gaulke, Drunk Parents stars Baldwin and Hayek as a couple who hit the bottle hard the night after dropping their daughter off at college, which leads to some bad decisions, a kidnapping and a disastrous case of mistaken identity.
Jim Gaffigan, Joe Manganiello, Bridget Moynahan and Ben Platt also star in the comedy, which is currently in production.
Robert Ogden Barnum and Aaron L. Gilbert are producing the film, which is a co-production from Bron Studios and Fortitude International, in association with CW Media Finance. Jason Cloth, Andy Pollack, David Friendly and Fortitude’s Nadine de Barros are executive producing.
“This hilarious script and wild cast are coming together to create a strong comedy that is speaking to buyers,“ said De Barros. “We are thrilled with the response to this film and are ready to continue great sales at EFM.”