Roadside Attractions has acquired the U.S. rights to “Camp Hideout” and can launch the household comedy theatrically within the fall.
The movie follows a troubled teen named Noah (Ethan Drew), who practically will get caught stealing a top-secret gadget from some large metropolis thugs. He then barely escapes by hiding in a summer season camp run by the eccentric Falco (Christopher Lloyd) and counselors Jake (Corbin Bleu) and Selena (Amanda Leighton). While Noah tries to mix in with the remainder of the rowdy campers, his crooked companions present as much as steal the categorised merchandise from Noah. What follows is a collection of wacky and zany occasions full with home-made booby traps as Noah tries to flee the goons.
The film was directed by Sean Olson (“F.R.E.D.I.”) and produced by Phillip Glasser (“The War With Grandpa“) and Jason Brown (“Noobz”). Bleu was one of many stars of “High School Musical.” Leighton appeared in “This Is Us.” Lloyd starred in “Back to the Future” and “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?,” whereas Drew could be seen in Amazon’s “Scare Us.”
“Camp Hideout” is a Called Higher Studios/PZAJ co-production. Provident Films is the U.S. releasing accomplice. It was written by Dave DeBorde (“Lakeland Love Comedy”), Kat Olson (“Squeaky Clean Mysteries: Hazardous Duty”) and C. Neil Davenport (“Bryn Gets a Life”). It will open theatrically on Sept. 15. Highland Film Group is dealing with worldwide rights to the finished movie and launched gross sales at Cannes.
“We’re excited by the warmly shifting and humorous ‘Camp Hideout,’ and to proceed Roadside’s theatrical success with faith-based movies resembling ‘I Can Only Imagine,’ and the latest’Family Camp,’ commented Roadside Attractions co-president Howard Cohen.
“’Camp Hideout’ is such a fun and delightful family comedy with a great ensemble led by Christopher Lloyd and rising talents Corbin Bleu, Amanda Leighton and Ethan Drew,” stated Highland Film Group CEO Arianne Fraser. “We are excited to introduce this wild, wacky and action-packed romp to our international buyers and to audiences, both young and old!” added Highland COO Delphine Perrier.
“The team at both PZAJ and Called Higher Studios are honored to partner with Roadside Attractions in releasing ‘Camp Hideout.’ This project is close to our hearts as we understand the importance of creating and releasing fresh and wholesome family content for the next generation,” commented PZAJ CEO Phillip Glasser.
The deal was negotiated by Roadside Attractions co-president Howard Cohen and Jason Brown on behalf of Called Higher Studios and PZA.