Newmarket getting ‘Mad’ with Summit

Heist pic to star Scott, begin prod'n May 14

Newmarket Group and Summit Entertainment have greenlit “Stark Raving Mad” for pre-strike production. A heist pic set at a rave, film will star Seann William Scott (“Road Trip”).

Produced by John Baldecchi and Lawrence Bender, pic will be the feature writing and directing debut for the team of Drew Daywalt and David Schneider. Patrick Wachsberger’s Summit will handle foreign sales on the title.

Newmarket’s Chris Ball, Aaron Ryder and William Tyrer will serve as executive producers on the film, which begins production May 14 in Vancouver.

Newmarket and Baldecchi/Bender previously teamed on the DreamWorks release “The Mexican,” which is currently in theaters.

Daywalt and Schneider worked togetheron the 1999 short film “Hate* (*a comedy).” That pic was acquired by HBO/Cinemax.

Scott, whose credits include “American Pie” and “Dude, Where’s My Car?,” will be seen in the upcoming “Evolution” and “American Pie II.”

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