Outrider Pictures has picked up domestic distribution rights to Filipino comedy “American Adobo.”
Laurice Guillen directed the pic, based on a script by Vincent R. Nebrida, an industry vet who has held posts at Fine Line, Cinecom and Stratosphere.
Nebrida also who also produced the film.
Pic is a co-production of Kevin J. Foxe (“The Blair Witch Project”) and ABS-CBN Entertainment, the largest TV and film production company in the Philippines. Its US premiere was last month at San Diego’s Asian Film Fest and will open in New York, L.A. and San Francisco on Nov. 21.
Outrider Pictures hung its shingle in May, previously operating as SearchParty Films. This year’s slate also includes Ed Radtke’s “The Dream Catcher,” and Stacy Cochran’s “Drop Back Ten.”