Vertical Entertainment has acquired all US rights to the college comedy Hairbrained starring Brendan Fraser and Alex Wolff. Premiere Entertainment will handle international sales at AFM.
Billy Kent directed from the screenplay he co-wrote with Sarah Bird and Adam Wierzbianski about a teenage prodigy and Harvard reject who strikes up a friendship at college with a 41-year-old gambler.
Hairbrained is scheduled for release in February 2014.
Bird, Kent and Avram Ludwig produced and Stacy Blain, Stephanie Ingrassia, Tim Ingrassia and Jason Mraz served as executive producers.
Vertical and Premiere struck the deal.