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Gravitas Ventures Acquires Mark Twain-Inspired Comedy ‘Band of Robbers’

Gravitas Ventures Acquires Mark Twain-Inspired Comedy 'Band of Robbers'

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Gravitas Ventures has acquired "Band of Robbers," a comedy that modernizes Mark Twain’s most famous characters: Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer.

In "Band of Robbers," Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer are reimagined as a petty criminal and corrupt cop, respectively. Set in the modern day with the characters aged into adults, the film follows the friends as they look for a childhood treasure. Kyle Gallner, Hannibal Buress, Matthew Gray Gubler and Melissa Benoist star.

"We couldn’t be more thrilled about partnering with Gravitas Ventures on the release of ‘Band of Robbers,’" said directors Adam and Aaron Nee. "The passion, care and insight that Nolan Gallagher and the rest of the Gravitas team have shown immediately set them apart from the pack and proved the perfect partner to bring the film to viewers."
 
Gravitas Ventures’ SVP of Marketing Julie Candelaria added, "We are excited to have been able to acquire the rights to Aaron and Adam Nee’s groundbreaking film. We are certain the pitch perfect performances by Kyle Gallner, Adam Nee, Matthew Gray Gubler, Stephen Lang and Melissa Benoist of Mark Twain’s iconic literary characters will captivate everyone as it has captivated us."

"Band of Robbers" is being released in select theaters and On Demand on January 15.

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