Ralph Kamp and Louise Goodsill's OdysseyEntertainment is to handle worldwide sales and distribution on SouthpawEntertainment's August Rush.

To be directed by Kirsten Sheridan, August Rushis billed as a modern-day fairy tale about a ten-year-old orphan whose musicalgifts lead him on a journey to find his parents. It will be scored by AcademyAward winner Hans Zimmer (Gladiator, Lion King)

Southpaw's Richard Lewis will produce. Kamp andGoodsill will executive produce.

Scheduled to shoot in NewYork City and Dublin in 2005, August Rushis from a storyby Lewis, and screenplay by Sheridan, Jim Hart (Contact, Hook, Sahara)and Nic Castle (Boy Who Could Fly) and Lewis.

Sheridan, Oscar-nominated for co-writing InAmerica, previously directed the film adaptation of the hit Irish play, DiscoPigs, and is the daughter of writer-director Jim Sheridan.

The deal was brokered by CAA's Jon Levin.