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Phase 4 Films has acquired North American rights to “Sassy Pants” from writer-director Coley Sohn. The specialty distributor plans a day-and-date release in theatres and on VOD in the fall. A Santa Barbara International Film Festival world premiere, “Sassy Pants” stars Haley Joel Osment, Ashley Rickards and Anna Gunn in a coming-of-age drama about a teenager who leaves her mom to live with her dad and ends up forming a friendship with her dad’s young boyfriend. Adam Wilkins and Pavlina Hatoupis produced the project. Phase 4 execs Larry Greenberg and Katharyn Howe negotiated the deal with Traction Media on behalf of the filmmakers. "Teaming with Phase 4 was the perfect fit for us,” said Sohn. “‘Sassy Pants’ definitely vibes indie at times. It's dark, it's funny, and there's a lot of heart in there too. Festival audiences have responded really favorably to the movie, and we're very excited to have »
- Jay A. Fernandez
Berry Meyerowitz, President & CEO of Phase 4 Films, announced today that the company has acquired North American rights to writer-director Coley Sohn.s coming of age comedy/drama Sassy Pants. The film stars Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense), Ashley Rickards (MTV.s .Awkward.) and Emmy-nominated Anna Gunn (AMC.s .Breaking Bad.). Adam Wilkins and Pavlina Hatoupis produced the project. Sassy Pants made its world premiere earlier this year at the 2012 Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Phase 4 will release the film day-and-date in theatres and on VOD this fall.
Sassy Pants is an edgy coming of age comedy about teenager, Bethany, desperate to get out from under her overprotective mother, runs off to live with her dad, and forms a bond with his much-younger boyfriend.
“Teaming with Phase 4 was the perfect fit for us,. said Sohn. .Sassy Pants definitely vibes indie at times. It’s dark, it’s funny, and »
- Michelle McCue
ComingSoon.net has your exclusive first look at the trailer and poster for the comedy Sassy Pants , premiering at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Saturday, January 28th. Written and directed by Coley Sohn, Sassy Pants was produced by Adam Wilkins and Pavlina Hatoupis, and executive produced by Eyde Belasco and Paul Korver. Anna Gunn, Ashely Rickards, Haley Joel Osment, Martin Spanjers, Rene Rosado, Shanna Collins, Drew Droege, Jenny O'Hara and Diedrich Bader star. In the film, Bethany Pruitt (Rickards) is valedictorian of her class - her one student homeschool class. Stuck with younger brother Shayne (Spanjers) under their perky but oppressive mother June's (Gunn) thumb, Bethany's only escape is a teen fashion 'zine courtesy of her absentee gay dad. Life at »
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