Blue Star Movies has come onboard for international sales of three films from LA-based production companyCameo FJ Entertainment: Erik MacArthur's Bottoms Up and Josef Rusnak's Victims, which are both in final post-production, and DerekCianfrance's Blue Valentine, inpre-production.
Bottoms Up is a $4 million comedy starring Paris Hilton andJason Mewes in the story of an ambitious bartender who falls in love for thefirst time. Cameo FJ's Freddy Braidy and Francesco Juilland are producing withPaul Walker and Brandon Birtell of Blue Collar Films.
Victims is a $10 million thriller starring Jesse Bradford,Scott Williams and Sienna Guillory. Braidy and Juilland are producing withLuxembourg's Carousel Picture Company and Jason Piette and Michael Cowan forSpice Factory UK. Spice Factory and Blue Star's Italian joint venture BlueSpice is executive producing.
Delivery is expected for BottomsUp in February and for Victims in April.
Blue Valentine, a $3 million relationship drama starring EmilyMortimer and Jeremy Renner, will start shooting in LA in late December and willbe delivered for early summer. Braidy and Juilland are producing with MichaelDavis and Jack Lechner of @Radical Media and Jai Stephen. Jon Kamen and FrankScherma from @Radical are executive producing.
"We're excited to be working with Freddy Braidy andFrancesco Juilland and hope to work together more, plus it tangiblyconsolidates our joint venture, Blue Spice, with Spice Factory (UK)," saidPietro Dioni and Irene Masiello, managing directors of Blue Star Movies andBlue Spice, respectively.