By Indiewire Staff | Indiewire January 28, 2011 at 2:17AM
Lleju Productions will release its third feature film, John Stockwell's "Cat Run," nationwide on April 1, 2011.
Stockwell's film centers around a failed chef and his slacker best friend. Aimless, they decide to help a high class export who is holding important evidence to a scandalous cover up. The two friends soon find themselves as makeshift detectives, protecting the woman from the mob, a corrupt U.S. Senator and a dangerous assassin.
“From first reading the script, we knew that CAT RUN had commercial appeal," said William O. Perkins, Founder and President of LLeju Productions. "We are excited to bring a film to audiences that is both entertaining and funny with an offbeat, edgy energy at its core—a combination not typically seen in theaters."
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LLEJU PRODUCTIONS TO RELEASE CAT RUN IN THEATERS NATIONWIDE ON APRIL 1
The LLeju Produced Film Stars Paz Vega, DL Hughley, Janet McTeer and Christopher McDonald
January 26, 2011 – William O. Perkins, Founder and President of LLeju Productions announced that the company will release CAT RUN, from director John Stockwell, nationwide in theaters on April 1, 2011. This sexy, action-comedy stars Paz Vega (Spanglish), Janet McTeer (Tideland, Tumbleweeds), Christopher McDonald (Happy Gilmore), Tony Curran (Gladiator, Underworld: Evolution) Scott Mechlowicz (EuroTrip), and DL Hughley.
In CAT RUN, Mechlowitz stars as Anthony, who has always dreamed of being a famous chef and his best friend Julian who only thinks about women. With neither ambitions really working out, the childhood best friends decide to start a detective agency. Unfortunately for them, on their first case they must help protect a sexy, high class escort who holds the key evidence to a scandalous cover up. The two bumbling detectives soon find themselves running from the mob, a corrupt US Senator, and a ruthless Mary Poppins-like assassin – all aiming to stop at nothing to hide the truth. It’s just an average day for two bumbling losers.
“From first reading the script, we knew that CAT RUN had commercial appeal. We are excited to bring a film to audiences that is both entertaining and funny with an offbeat, edgy energy at its core—a combination not typically seen in theaters,” said Perkins.
CAT RUN was written by Nick Ball and John Niven and produced by William O. Perkins. Mark Urman’s Paladin will be working with LLeju on securing theaters nationwide. The film will be LLeju Productions’ third theatrical release, previous titles include: the Liam Neeson and Christina Ricci thrillerAfter.Life, and Gangster’s Paradise: Jerusalema, about a young hoodlum's rise from a small-time criminal to a powerful crime entrepreneur during the turbulent years before and after the fall of apartheid.