EXCLUSIVE: Grindstone Leisure Group has claimed worldwide rights to Winterstate Leisure’s musical comedy Summertime Dropouts, forward of its October 26 digital premiere benefitting The Boys & Women Golf equipment of America, with plans to launch it subsequent 12 months.

The movie facilities on three finest mates in a pop-punk band, who compete in opposition to rivals Late for Curfew and Half Previous Midnight to play on the final Vans Warped Tour. It watches as they uncover that the highway to fame isn’t a straightforward journey between work, faculty, and relationships.

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Summertime Dropouts stars up-and-comers together with Nicholas Podany, Crystal Lake Evans, Caleb Donahoe, Melanie Brook, Takaya Abdou Lloyd, Serena Laurel, and Josh Richards, marking the movie debut of the latter social influencer. Pic additionally options an look by a Warped Tour mainstay—pop-punk band, Easy Plan.

Jhene Chase directed from a script she co-wrote with Camille and Hamid Torabpour. Producers on the Winterstate movie included Stelio Savante, Dr. Mark Smith, and Hamid and Camille Torabpour.

The digital premiere benefitting The Boys & Women Golf equipment of America would be the largest ever placed on in assist of the group. All members—together with greater than 4 million youngsters—will be capable to attend the occasion at no cost, with a portion of the ticket gross sales for non-members benefiting the BGCA. The occasion will stream right here; tickets might be bought right here.

“Grindstone is comfortable to deliver ‘Summertime Dropouts’ to the world in 2022,” mentioned the corporate’s Head of Acquisitions, Stan Wertlieb. “The movie gives an inspiring, enjoyable, uplifting, and optimistic message of want achievement for all of us of any gender – younger, previous, or in-between – who might need fantasized about being a rock star taking part in on the world-renowned Vans Warped Tour, taking part in on the identical invoice as musicians like Easy Plan.”

“After the extremely difficult instances we’ve all had over the previous 12 months and a half, our intent for the digital premiere is to lift much-needed funds for the BGCA to and share an inspirational expertise and a way of hope and empowerment to younger folks,” mentioned producer Hamid Torabpour, “whereas producing a little bit of word-of-mouth buzz for the 2022 Grindstone launch.”

“All through the pandemic, Boys & Women Golf equipment of America needed to pivot to serve youth in digital areas. This digital premiere is designed to maintain our younger members engaged and motivated throughout these difficult instances,: added BGCA Nationwide Vice President Frank Sanchez, who has been with the group for 40 years. “‘Summertime Dropouts’ carries a optimistic message concerning the worth of onerous work and following your desires, which is central to the core values of BGCA.”

Summertime Dropouts wrapped manufacturing in Minneapolis, previous to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Grindstone acquisition deal was brokered by Stelio Savante.

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