Strand acquires 'Passenger Side'

Adam Scott, Joel Bissonnette star in road movie

CANNES -- Strand Releasing has picked up U.S. rights to writer-director Matthew Bissonnette's "Passenger Side," which is screening in the market.

The feature, which debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival, is a comic road movie that never leaves Los Angeles and stars Adam Scott and Joel Bissonnette as two brothers as well as Robin Tunney.

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"Passenger," produced in association with Telefilm Canada, the Movie Network and Movie Central, was exec produced by Scott, Corey Marr and Bissonette.

The deal was negotiated between Strand's Jon Gerrans, Circus Road Films' Glen Reynolds and Marr.

Breakaway Media's Mark Austin is handling foreign sales.
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