EXCLUSIVE: Altitude sells hooligan spoof to Universal’s international home ent division.

Altitude Film sales has licensed football hooligan spoof The Hooligan Factory to Universal Pictures International Entertainment (UPIE), the international home entertainment division of Universal Pictures, for multiple territories, including the UK where the film will be released in 2014.

Nick Nevern directed and co-wrote the film with Michael Lindley, with Jason Maza [pictured] taking the lead role and producing alongside Altitude Film Entertainment.

Other cast includes Tom Burke and Josef Altin with cameos from Leo Gregory, Tony Denham, Craig Fairbrass, Tamer Hassan and reformed football hooligan Cass Pennant.

The comedy follows a young hooligan, played by Maza, who longs to live up to the image of his estranged father.

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