‘Doors’ open for Lee debut

Polychrome plans April theatrical release

Polychrome Pictures has bought U.S. distrib rights to writer-director Georgia Lee’s debut feature “Red Doors” in a deal that gives Warner Home Video television and homevid rights.

Polychrome is planning an April theatrical release.

The semiautobiographical film, which took the feature nod at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival’s NY, NY Competition, is about a dysfunctional suburban Chinese-American family with three overachieving daughters.

Movie was produced by Blanc de Chine Entertainment, the shingle founded by Lee and two childhood friends, Jane Chen and Mia Riverton.

Forward Entertainment has recently come aboard to rep the film overseas.

CBS and Paramount Network TV have ordered a one-hour pilot script based on “Red Doors” that Lee, Chen and Riverton will write. Stephen Tao is exec producing the pilot, with Lee, Chen and Riverton as producers.

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