In today’s film news, Jennifer Hudson will sing the anthem for the upcoming documentary about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Blue Fox Entertainment launches a new division, and Freestyle buys “Seven Hundred Miles.”
Freestyle Digital Media, the digital film distribution division of Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios, has acquired U.S. rights for the digital debut of the coming-of-age comedy/drama “Seven Hundred Miles.”
The film will be available to rent and own on digital HD across North American cable, internet, and satellite platforms through Freestyle Digital Media on May 22.
“Seven Hundred Miles” is a road-trip film about a depressed writer back from his first year of college who reunites with his three childhood friends: a drunk, a sex addict, and a manic-depressive. In an attempt to abandon their empty lives, they embark on a mission to fulfill their childhood dream of seeing Cadillac Ranch.
Written by Kwaku El, Cameron Bishop, and Jazz Cooley and co-directed by Bishop and Carlos Enrique Tejera, “Seven Hundred Miles” was produced by Mark Gonzales, Tyler Hardin, El, Bishop, Tejera, and Stuart Lawyer. Executive producers are Ricardo Cisneros, Bishop, Tony LiRocchi, Rafael Avila, Cooley, and Bob Dumas.
“Seven Hundred Miles” stars El, Bishop, Cason Day, Tejera, Rebekah Stanley, Andrea Flowers, Odessa Feaster, Jordan Ogletree, Joshua Decker, and Alec Quintero.