Concourse Media Acquires Worldwide Sales Rights to Yara Martinez’s Comedy “Good Egg”

Yara Martinez will be eggin’ on audiences across the globe…

Concourse Media has acquired the worldwide sales rights to the 42-year-old Puerto Rican actress’ comedy Good Egg ahead of its premiere at the Bentonville Film Festival this week.

Yara Martinez, Good EggThe film follows a warmhearted schoolteacher, played by Martinez, who inadvertently gets plunged into a dangerous scheme by her suspicious IVF egg donor, played by Andrea Londo. As the adventure ensues, she and her husband, played by Joel Johnstone, must evade criminal captors.

The film was written and directed by Nicole Gomez Fisher and produced by Fisher alongside Dorottya Mathe and Martinez.

The film also stars Priscilla Lopez, Joseph Melendez, and Sharinna Allan, alongside Johnstone, Nick Creegan, Haas Manning and Nicholas Cirillo.

Concourse Media will be presenting the film to select domestic distributors during this week’s Bentonville festival and will launch international sales at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.

Good Egg is an entertaining and heartfelt film that puts an amusing spin on the complexities of fertility treatment, which millions of families in the US and abroad go through,” said Concourse Media CEO Matthew Shreder. “There’s a large audience out there who will relate to and enjoy this film which we are excited to share with distributors.”

Martinez’s previous credits include Jane the Virgin, Bull and The Tick.

Esai Morales to Star in Sony Pictures’ “Superfly” Remake

Esai Morales’ career is soaring to new heights…

The 55-year-old Puerto Rican actor will star in the Director X-helmed Superfly remake from Sony Pictures, which will debut in theaters June 15.

Esai Morales

Morales will portray play Adalberto.

The Alex Tse-penned script is based on the 1972 original blaxploitation crime drama, which followed an African American cocaine dealer who tries to secure one more deal before getting out of the business.

Morales joins a cast that includes Trevor Jackson, Jason MitchellLex Scott Davis, Andrea Londo, Jacob Ming-Trent, Omar Chapparo, and Allen Maldonado.

Joel Silver is producing the film with rap star Future, who is also putting together the film’s soundtrack.

Morales, who currently stars on ABC’s How To Get Away With Murder, rose to acclaim in the Richie Valens biopic La Bamba. He’s also appeared in PBSAmerican Family, Showtime’s Resurrection Blvd., NYPD Blue and Caprica.

Allen Maldonado to Star in Sony’s “Superfly” Remake

Allen Maldonado is flying high…

The 34-year-old part-Puerto Rican actor will star as Litty in Sony’s Superfly remake, which has Director X at the helm.

Allen Maldonado

Alex Tse will pen the screenplay based on the original Gordon Parks Jr.-directed blaxploitation crime drama, which follows an African American cocaine dealer who tries to secure one more deal before getting out of the business.

Lex Scott Davis, Andrea Londo, Jacob Ming-Trent, and Omar Chapparo will co-star.

The film is slated to open in theaters on June 15.

Maldonado, who recurs on ABC’s Black-ish, co-stars opposite Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish on TBSJordan Peele-created comedy series, The Last O.G, which premieres in April.