While boilerplate indie storylines like those listed above are certainly common at the festival, you can also find their opposites: crowd-pleasers that long for a Hollywood delivery out of their budget range. These pictures—notably HairBrained, Billy Kent‘s comedy that opens the festival, and Cut to Black, Dan Eberle‘s neo-noir that closes it—may be made on [...]
The Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF) announced their lineup and their opening feature, “HairBrained,” starring Brendan Fraser and Parker Posey. This year’s festival runs May 31 – June 9 and takes place in Williamsburg with screenings held at indieScreen and Windmill Studios. “HairBrained” centers on the plight of 14-year-old genius Eli Pettifog as he sets off [...]
Premiere Entertainment has come on board to handle worldwide sales at Cannes on the Brendan Fraser family comedy. Alex Wolff, Parker Posey and Julia Garner also star in the story about the unlikely friendship between two college freshmen – one a 14-year-old genius and the other a 40-something former gambler. Billy Kent directed from a [...]
Premiere News! HairBrained will open the Brooklyn Film Festival on May 31. We are SO thrilled to be opening our home town festival. Check out the Brooklyn Film Festival press release.
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