Media 8 Entertainment haspicked up all international rights to George Gallo's drama Local Colour starring Ray Liotta, Armin Mueller-Stahl and TrevorMorgan.
Local Colour is based on a true story about a troubled18-year-old art student and his disillusioned Russian mentor who help eachother see life anew. Samantha Mathis, Charles Durning and Diana Scarwid also star.
David Permut, Mark Sennet,Julie Lott Gallo, and James W Evangelatos produced and Local Colour will be released domestically in spring 2007 througha distributor to be announced.
Media 8's AFM slate includescomedy The Ramen Girl starringBrittany Murphy that is currently shooting in Japan; investigative drama Challenger to be directed by Philip Kaufman and starring David Strathairn;and the comedy documentary Air Guitar Nation, which is screening at AFI.
Media 8's upcoming releasesinclude the romantic comedy Lovewrecked starring Amanda Bynes to open domestically through The Weinstein Company,and Mike Binder's comedy Man About Town starring Ben Affleck, Rebecca Romijn and John Cleese, which Lionsgatewill distribute in North America.