April 10, 2008 09:26:50 GMT
The production house behind 'Mad Money', the crime comedy starring Katie Holmes, will bring a teen comedy 'Freshly Popped' to the big screen.
Overture Films, the production company of Katie Holmes and Queen Latifah's crime comedy "Mad Money", will bring "Freshly Popped" to the big screen. According to Variety, the studio have acquired the screening rights to the teen comedy film.
The studio will produce the film through their Escape Artist shingle with Steve Tisch, Jason Blumenthal and Todd Black set to be the producers. Concerning the film itself, "Popped" is penned by Megan Parsons. Further, the film is said to have the tone of acclaimed teen pregnancy comedy "Juno" as it tells the story of a teenage girl who is faced with the hardest decision of her life, deciding to whom she wants to lose her virginity.
Though "Popped" will be the studio's first film in the genre of teen comedy, Overture have been involved in many feature film projects. The studio are set to release Tom McCarthy's comedy drama "The Visitor" and are now working on the production of various movies, including "Last Chance Harvey", "Righteous Kill" and "Traitor".