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Starz Digital Acquires U.S. Distribution Rights To ‘Flock of Dudes’


Starz Digital announced today the acquisition of all U.S. distribution rights to FLOCK OF DUDES and is planning to release the film in select theaters and on VOD this fall. The directorial debut of Bob Castrone, the film stars Chris D’Elia (“Undateable”), Hannah Simone (“New Girl”), Skylar Astin (Pitch Perfect), Bryan Greenberg (Friends with Benefits), Brett Gelman (The Other Guys), Eric Andre (The Internship), Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”), Hannibal Buress (“Broad City”), Melissa Rauch (“The Big Bang Theory”), Jamie Chung (The Hangover Part III), Marc Maron (“Maron”), Timothy Simons (“Veep”) and Jeffrey Ross (“The Burn”) as well as Jamie Chung (The Hangover Part III)Hilary Duff (Cheaper by the Dozen) and Ray Liotta (Goodfellas). FLOCK OF DUDES was written by Castrone, Brian Levin and Jason Zumwalt and produced by Aaron Kaufman (Machete, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For), Brian Levin, Mark C. Manuel and Ted O’Neal. UTA negotiated the deal on behalf of the filmmakers.  This deal comes on the heels of Starz’s recent acquisition of the hot SXSW title, My Blind Brother, Sophie Goodhart’s comedy starring Adam Scott, Nick Kroll, Jenny Slate and Zoe Kazan

Adam (Chris D’Elia) is a man-child who lives a fun-loving lifestyle with his three lifelong buddies. After being evicted for ruining his house, Adam decides to the only way to grow up is to break up with his friends.

Starz Digital’s upcoming releases include Jason Bateman’s The Family Fang starring Nicole Kidman, Bateman, Christopher Walken and Maryann Plunkett and My Blind Brother, starring Adam Scott, Nick Kroll, Jenny Slate and Zoe Kazan both of which played last week as part of the Tribeca Film Festival.  Recent titles include Bob Edwards’ One More Time starring Amber Heard and Christopher Walken, Sean Mewshaw’s Tumbledown starring Rebecca Hall and Jason Sudeikis, Stephen S. Campanelli’s Momentum starring Olga Kurylenko and James Purefoy, Dito Montiel’s Boulevard starring Robin Williams in his final dramatic performance, and Amy Berg’s Every Secret Thing, starring Diane Lane, Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Banks.