Vertical Entertainment & DirecTV Pick Up U.S. Distribution Rights to Salma Hayek’s Comedy “Drunk Parents”

You’ll soon be able to drink in Salma Hayek’s latest project…

Vertical Entertainment and DirecTV have picked up U.S. distribution rights to BRON Studios’ comedy Drunk Parents, starring the 52-year-old Mexican actress/producer and Alec Baldwin.

Salma Hayek

The film doesn’t have a release date, but distributors are aiming for a theatrical debut sometime in the first quarter of next year.

Directed by Fred Wolf, the film centers on the attempts of two parents to hide their ever-increasing financial difficulties from their daughter and social circle through elaborate neighborhood schemes that take their lives on a hilarious downward spiral.

Jim Gaffigan, Joe Manganiello and Ben Platt also star.

Wolf and Peter Gaulke penned the screenplay for the film, which was produced by Rob Barnum and Aaron L. Gilbert.

The deal was finalized at the Toronto Film Festival.

Dawson to Lend Voice to the Animated Film “Henchmen”

Rosario Dawson is about to get animated…

The 36-year-old Puerto Rican and Afro-Cuban American actress has been added to the voice cast of Bron Studios’ first animated feature film Henchmen, which is based on an Adam Wood short.

Rosario Dawson

In addition to Dawson, the voice cast also includes James Marsden, Thomas Middleditch, Alfred Molina, Nathan Fillion, Jane Krakowski, Rob Riggle, Craig Robinson and Will Sasso.

Henchmen centers on a band of blue-collar workers at the Union of Evil who must come together to save the world.

The movie is currently in production at Bron’s studios in Burnaby and Duncan, British Columbia.