‘3 Blind Saints’ Signs Worldwide Distribution Deal With FilmWorks Entertainment
Sept 22, 2012
“3 Blind Saints,” the family-friendly comedy about
three childhood friends scheming to make it big,
announced today that it has signed a deal with
FilmWorks Entertainment Inc. for worldwide distribution.
The U.S. release is set just in time for Thanksgiving and the film will be available on DVD, digital and video-on-demand Nov. 20, 2012. International sales efforts will begin this October at the MIPCOM market, which is held in Cannes, France, Oct. 8-11, 2012.
Endorsed by national radio host Dave Ramsey as “a movie the whole family can watch,” ‘3 Blind Saints’ is produced by Hungry Horse Media Productions and stars Richard Speight, Jr. (Independence Day, Band of Brothers), StelioSavante (Ugly Betty), Elijah Rock, Barry Corbin (No Country for Old Men), Murray Gershenz (The Hangover, I Love You, Man), Audrey Matos, and Irma P. Hall (Meet the Browns, Patch Adams).
‘3 Blind Saints’ is a fun story of three guys whose road trip turns into a jail sentence. Pretending to get saved, their scheme backfires when the judge assigns them to a local church for community service. When corruption is discovered, it’s up to the guys to rise to the occasion and prove they have what it takes to do the right thing in this hilarious fish-out-of-water tale. 3 Blind Saints is the feature film that was taped in Lee’s Summit and Kansas City areas in the fall of 2010.
Executive producer and writer of the film, Steven J. Gray is pleased to partner with FilmWorks Entertainment for distribution. “We’re excited to share the fun and inspiring message of this movie with audiences worldwide.” Many of Gray’s church congregation worked alongside the professional cast and crew from Hollywood for the filming of the movie shot in the Lee’s Summit and Kansas City areas.
Producer of the film, Brad Wilson, is known for feature films as “Believers Among Us,” “A Family Thing” and “Days of Thunder.” Wilson managed Robert Duvall’s production company for 11 years and has worked with Hollywood greats such as Tom Cruise, Matt Damon and Nicole Kidman as well as directors Ron Howard, Kenny Ortega and more. Director John Eschenbaum is known for the award winning syndicated TV program “The Steve & Kathy Show.”
FilmWorks Entertainment is an independent film, television, and specialty program distribution company. Established by film makers for film makers, FilmWorksacquires, produces and releases programming worldwide across all platforms. For more information about the company and the film’s availability please visit http://filmworksent.com/3_Blind_Saints.html.
Based in Lee’s Summit, Mo., Hungry Horse Media Productions is an award-winning, full service video production studio, creating quality entertainment for everyone to enjoy. The Hungry Horse production team has won three regional Emmy awards and more than 67 Telly awards.