National Lampoon acquires 'Homo Erectus'


National Lampoon has acquired worldwide rights to Adam Rifkin's "Homo Erectus." The prehistoric comedy, the film, written and directed by Rifkin, stars Rifkin and Ali Larter. Produced by Burnt Orange Productions and the University of Texas Film Institute with Brad Wyman and Carolyn Pfeiffer serving as producers and Tom Schatz as exec producer, the film will be released theatrically in September under the title "National Lampoon's Homo Erectus," followed by home video distribution through National Lampoon Home Entertainment.