Paramount Famous Productions Brings Home 'The Romantics'

May 07, 2010, 08:55 ET from Paramount Pictures Corporation

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Todd, Plum Pictures, Benaroya Pictures and Four Of A Kind Productions announced today that Paramount Famous Productions has picked up all U.S. and Canada rights for "The Romantics." The film, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, was written and directed by Galt Niederhoffer, and produced by Daniela Taplin Lundberg, Jennifer Todd, Suzanne Todd, Michael Benaroya, Ron Stein and Daniel Hendler. Featuring an all star cast including Katie Holmes, Josh Duhamel, Anna Paquin, Malin Akerman, Adam Brody, Dianna Agron with Candice Bergen and Elijah Wood, "The Romantics" is about a tight knit group of college friends who reunite for a wedding of two of their own.

Daniela Taplin Lundberg said, "The response to the film has been extraordinary and I am delighted to have Paramount Famous Productions as our domestic distribution partner."

"We are thrilled to be in business with the talented team at Plum Pictures and their partners. We have been tracking several of Plum's projects and "The Romantics" is a great way to start," said Louis Feola, president of Paramount Famous Productions.

The film was repped domestically by John Sloss of Cinetic Media.

The finished version of the film will screen in Cannes. Simon Crowe of SC International will sell the remaining territories.

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