Saban Films has acquired North American distribution rights to Derrick Borte’s American Dreamer starring Jim Gaffigan (Chappaquiddick, Chuck) in his debut performance as a leading man.
American Dreamer, which made its World Premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival to a sold-out house, follows a down-on-his-luck ride share driver who makes extra cash chauffeuring a low-level drug dealer around town. He soon finds himself in a serious financial bind and decides to kidnap the dealer's child. As the night grows darker, the tension grows as he escorts the drug dealer in search of the missing child. The film was well received with The Hollywood Reporter calling Gaffigan’s performance “dramatically satisfying.” Robbie Jones (Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counse
On Friday, Nov. 9th, the indie band Half Waif performed on NPR’s Tiny Desk Series.
The singer of the group, Nadi Rose Plunkett lets the fans and audience know in the middle of the show that this show was a very special show. She said that the musicians that were performing with her, were musicians who played with the band over the past five years. But they all never played together, until this show.The band usually includes the Nadi Rose Plunkett, Zack Levine, and Adan Carlo. Plunkett sings her songs and plays the keyboards, while Levine plays the drums. Carlo plays the synth and guitar.The trio performed three songs off their third album Lavender, which was released earlier this year. The songs that were performed wer