Cranked Up Films acquires North American rights to Extra Ordinary
Deadline is reporting that Good Deed Entertainment’s Cranked Up Films has acquired the North American distribution rights to Irish supernatural comedy Extra Ordinary.
The debut feature from writer/directors Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman stars comedian/writer/actress Maeve Higgins (Naked Camera, Inside Amy Schumer), Barry Ward (Jimmy’s Hall, MAZE), Will Forte (Nebraska, Run & Jump), and Claudia O’Doherty (Trainwreck, Love, Inside Amy Schumer).
Starring a strong Irish supporting cast including Jamie Beamish (Derry Girls, Hanna), Risteard Cooper (Apres Match), Mary McEvoy (Glenroe), Alison Spittle (Nowhere Fast), Siobhan McSweeney (Derry Girls) and Terri Chambers, Extra Ordinary tells the story of Rose, a sweet and lonely small town driving instructor who must use her supernatural ‘talent’ to save the daughter of a local man from a washed-up rock-star looking to use her in a satanic pact that will reignite his fame.
Filmed last year in Kildare, Tullamore and Wicklow, Extra Ordinary is produced by Katie Holly (Citadel, Love & Friendship), Mary McCarthy (Mr Foley, Six Shooter), Yvonne Donohoe (Striking Out), and Ailish Bracken (The Queen of Ireland) for Blinder Films, in co-production with Umedia with funding from Screen IrelandFís Éireann/Screen Ireland (FÉ/SI) is the national development agency for Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and animation industry., UMedia and Inevitable Pictures.
The film plays at the 31st Galway Film Fleadh on Saturday, July 13th at 8pm. Wildcard DistributionWildcard Distribution is an Irish film distributor established in early 2013 specialising in new and fresh approaches to distribution. More will be releasing the film in Irish cinemas later this year.
This deal was negotiated by GDE’s Kristin Harris and Brandon Hill with Endeavor Content.