Screen Media Films has acquired North American theatrical and video distributionrights to the claymation adventure spoof Disaster!

Los Angeles-based Dream Entertainment and Bleiberg Entertainment sold therights to the story of a crack team assembled to thwart an earth-boundplanetoid.

Screen Media plans an October release followed by DVD launch in February2907 through its output deal with Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Roy Wood directed and Ehud Bleiberg, Yitzhak Ginsberg, Evan Astrowsky, JohnGlenn and Travis Wright produced. Paul Benson and Matt Sullivan wrote thescreenplay.

Screen Media Films president Robert Baruc and David Fannon negotiated thedeal with Bleiberg, Ginsberg and attorney Robert Nau on behalf of BleibergEntertainment and Dream Entertainment.

"We have high expectations for this unique comedy as it combinesall the necessary elements to be a very successful picture for Screen Media,"Baruc said.

"This is a great pickup as the film really lends itself to our theatricaland DVD marketing and releasing strengths."