Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Secures All Media Rights for Comedy The Hungover Games
CULVER CITY, Calif., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) has secured all media rights to the comedy, The Hungover Games, acquired from producers Ash R. Shah and Ben Feingold.
The Hungover Games is a parody of contemporary films including The Hangover and The Hunger Games series in addition to other recent blockbusters. Stars include Hangover look-alike stars and character actors Ben Begley (NCIS: Los Angeles, Franklin & Bash), Ross Nathan (the Bollywood hit English Vinglish), Herbert Russell (Law & Order, Robot Chicken) and John Livingston (Mr. Wrong, The Stickup). Katnip Everlean will be played by up-and-comer Rita Volk and comedy actors Jonathan Silverman, Tara Reid and Jamie Kennedy will also be featured. Additional appearances include Bruce Jenner, Hank Baskett, Robert Wagner, Kayden Kross, and the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' stars Kyle Richards, Brandi Glanville and Camille Grammar.
After celebrating Doug's upcoming wedding in a cut rate hotel in Laughlin, Nevada, our hungover party-ers, Bradley, Ed and Zach, wake up in a strange room in an even stranger world and without their pal, Doug. After meeting the haughty and flighty Effing and the gruff, alcoholic Justmitch, our trio puts the pieces together and realizes that they are on a train car headed to The Hungover Games. But instead of the twelve districts of The Hunger Games, our guys have to go toe to toe against various Pop Culture Districts, including The Superhero District, The Middle Earth District, the Puppet District, and the Johnny Depp District.
"The Hungover Games," written by David Bernstein, Kyle Barnett Anderson and Jamie Kennedy marks the directorial debut of Josh Stolberg. Producers are Ash R. Shah, Ben Feingold, Jim Busfield, Steve Small and Jamie Kennedy.