Searchlight Footage is closing in on Theater Camp, the mockumentary-style comedy from Molly Gordon, Nick Lieberman, Ben Platt and Noah Galvin. The worldwide deal consists of theatrical.
The ensemble comedy, which screened within the U.S. Dramatic Competitors part at Sundance, is described as John Cleese by the use of Broadway. It’s set in an upstate New York theater camp the place the eccentric workers is attempting to maintain the camp afloat with the assistance of the proprietor’s crypto-bro son.
Gordon and Lieberman directed the function, which stars Gordon, Platt, Galvin, Ayo Edebiri, Patti Harrison and Amy Sedaris, amongst others.
Gloria Sanchez and Picturestart are behind the film, which was produced by Galvin, Platt, Erik Feig, Samie Kim Falvey, Julia Hammer, Ryan Heller, Will Ferrell and Jessica Elbaum.
WME negotiated the deal on behalf of the filmmakers.
Whereas the market at this yr’s Sundance has been sluggish going, by Monday the gross sales began to warmth up, with the information of the Theater Camp acquisition comes shortly after Netflix made an enormous play for Honest Recreation, touchdown the Sundance thriller for $20 million.