FortissimoFilms has picked up international rights outside North America to comedy Mama'sBoy from Warner Independent Pictures(WIP).
Directedby Tim Hamilton, whose short film Truth In Advertising screened in competition at Cannes in 2001, Mama'sBoy stars Jon Heder who first cameto notice in indie hit Napoleon Dynamite.
DianeKeaton, Jeff Daniels and Anna Faris also star in the film which is slated for a2007 release.
Hederplays a self-absorbed slacker who still lives with his mother at the age of 29and is thrown into complete turmoil when she falls for a self-help guru.
Thedeal was brokered by WIP executives Paul Federbush and Susan Essex with Fortissimoco-chairman Michael J. Werner.
"We'vebeen looking for a comedy with mainstream breakthrough potential to getinvolved with for some time," Werner said.'