Paramount Famous Productions Brings Home 'The Romantics'


<p><span class="xn-location">HOLLYWOOD</span>, Calif., <span class="xn-chron">May 7</span> /CNW/ -- 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 <span class="xn-location">Canada</span> 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 <span class="xn-person">Daniela Taplin</span> Lundberg, <span class="xn-person">Jennifer Todd</span>, <span class="xn-person">Suzanne Todd</span>, Michael Benaroya, <span class="xn-person">Ron Stein</span> and <span class="xn-person">Daniel Hendler</span>. Featuring an all star cast including <span class="xn-person">Katie Holmes</span>, <span class="xn-person">Josh Duhamel</span>, <span class="xn-person">Anna Paquin</span>, Malin Akerman, <span class="xn-person">Adam Brody</span>, <span class="xn-person">Dianna Agron</span> with <span class="xn-person">Candice Bergen</span> and <span class="xn-person">Elijah Wood</span>, "The Romantics" is about a tight knit group of college friends who reunite for a wedding of two of their own.</p>
<p><span class="xn-person">Daniela Taplin</span> Lundberg said, "The response to the film has been extraordinary and I am delighted to have Paramount Famous Productions as our domestic distribution partner."</p>
<p>"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 <span class="xn-person">Louis Feola</span>, president of Paramount Famous Productions.</p>

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

<p>The finished version of the film will screen in Cannes. <span class="xn-person">Simon Crowe</span> of SC International will sell the remaining territories.</p>

    About Paramount Pictures Corporation
<p>Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NYSE:   VIA, VIA.B), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The company's labels include Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, MTV Films and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount Digital Entertainment, Paramount Famous Productions, Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., Paramount Studio Group and Worldwide Television Distribution.</p>


For further information: For further information: Brenda Ciccone of Paramount Pictures Corporation, +1-323-956-8091,

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