Camelot Seeks Box Office Gold With 'National Lampoon's Dirty Movie'
LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (OTCBB:CMGR) ("Camelot") announced today that DarKnight Pictures has acquired National Lampoon's Dirty Movie, a racy comedy about an attempt to create a movie with only dirty jokes acted out. The title will premiere during the Cannes Film Festival in France on May 14, 2010.
"National Lampoon is a great brand that makes funny comedies," stated Jamie Thompson, President of Camelot Distribution Group. " Dirty Movie is a movie all about jokes –lines that many people continue to quote. We are excited about having this title and brand in our Cannes line-up."
The cast includes Christopher Meloni ("Law & Order: SVU"), Robert Klein (The Backup Plan, How to Loose a Guy in 10 Days, Two Weeks Notice), Mario Cantone ( "Sex in the City"), pop singer Cyndi Lauper ( "Celebrity Apprentice"), and Adam Ferrara ("Rescue Me", Paul Blart: Mall Cop).The film is a Flim Flam production, written by Alan Donnes and Tanner Colby, directed by Jerry Daigle, and produced by Alan Donnes and Jerry Daigle. Flim Flam Films teamed up with National Lampoon in 2008, announcing a slate of films that would fall under the National Lampoon banner – including Dirty Movie. Robert Atwell and Jamie Thompson of Camelot serve as Executive Producers. ABOUT FLIM FLAM Flim Flam Films is a partnership of New Orleans natives Alan Donnes and Jerry Daigle. Donnes has a long history in entertainment, including years as a stand-up comedian, a sports radio announcer, a sought-after boxing commentator, and producer of the National Lampoon Radio Hour. In addition, he wrote the best-seller, Patron Saints, which recounts the story of the New Orleans Saints' magical 2006 season. Donnes continues to make audiences laugh – at the movies. Daigle began producing films in 2002 with The Scoundrel's Wife, directed by Cajun filmmaker Glen Pitre. Voodoo Pictures, which Daigle manages with actor/producer Michael Arata ( Deal), has since produced a number of other movies, including American Summer, Autopsy and New Orleans, Mon Amour. National Lampoon's Dirty Movie was Daigle's directorial debut. ABOUT CAMELOT ENTERTAINMENT, INC
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