Lionsgate catches 'Game'

Acquires worldwide distribution rights to true-life story

Lionsgate has acquired worldwide distribution rights, excluding Mexico, to "The Perfect Game" from HighRoad Entertainment.

The film is based on the true story of a team of boys from Mexico who in 1957 become the first non-American team to win the Little League World Series, doing so in a perfect game.

An August 8 release is planned.