You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

First Independent picks up ‘Gigantic’

Feature set for release in spring 2009

L.A.-based First Independent Pictures has picked up U.S. rights to Matt Aselton’s comedy “Gigantic,” starring Paul Dano and Zooey Deschanel. Pic will be released in the spring.

Dano plays a mattress store worker who’s looking to adopt a Chinese baby and falls for Deschanel. Christine Vachon and Mindy Goldberg (“Junebug”) produced. Film preemed at the Toronto Film Festival.

Cinetic Media’s Sarah Lash and attorney Jerry Dasti negotiated the deal with FIP’s Gary Rubin and Shelley Surpin of Surpin, Mayersohn and Edelstone. Foreign sales are being handled by Fortissimo Films.

More Film

  • Television producer Tina Fey attends the

    Tina Fey Tears Up Remembering Gilda Radner at Tribeca Opening Night

    L.A.-based First Independent Pictures has picked up U.S. rights to Matt Aselton’s comedy “Gigantic,” starring Paul Dano and Zooey Deschanel. Pic will be released in the spring. Dano plays a mattress store worker who’s looking to adopt a Chinese baby and falls for Deschanel. Christine Vachon and Mindy Goldberg (“Junebug”) produced. Film preemed at the […]

  • moviepass card

    MoviePass Parent's Shares Crushed After Disclosing Pricing of Stock Sale

    L.A.-based First Independent Pictures has picked up U.S. rights to Matt Aselton’s comedy “Gigantic,” starring Paul Dano and Zooey Deschanel. Pic will be released in the spring. Dano plays a mattress store worker who’s looking to adopt a Chinese baby and falls for Deschanel. Christine Vachon and Mindy Goldberg (“Junebug”) produced. Film preemed at the […]

  • 'Deadpool 2' Releases Final Trailer [WATCH]

    'Deadpool 2' Drops Final Trailer

    L.A.-based First Independent Pictures has picked up U.S. rights to Matt Aselton’s comedy “Gigantic,” starring Paul Dano and Zooey Deschanel. Pic will be released in the spring. Dano plays a mattress store worker who’s looking to adopt a Chinese baby and falls for Deschanel. Christine Vachon and Mindy Goldberg (“Junebug”) produced. Film preemed at the […]

  • solo a star wars story

    'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Set to Hit China on May 25

    L.A.-based First Independent Pictures has picked up U.S. rights to Matt Aselton’s comedy “Gigantic,” starring Paul Dano and Zooey Deschanel. Pic will be released in the spring. Dano plays a mattress store worker who’s looking to adopt a Chinese baby and falls for Deschanel. Christine Vachon and Mindy Goldberg (“Junebug”) produced. Film preemed at the […]

  • 'Little Pink House' Review: Catherine Keener

    Film Review: 'Little Pink House'

    L.A.-based First Independent Pictures has picked up U.S. rights to Matt Aselton’s comedy “Gigantic,” starring Paul Dano and Zooey Deschanel. Pic will be released in the spring. Dano plays a mattress store worker who’s looking to adopt a Chinese baby and falls for Deschanel. Christine Vachon and Mindy Goldberg (“Junebug”) produced. Film preemed at the […]

  • David Cronenberg10th Beaune International Thriller Film

    Venice Film Festival to Honor David Cronenberg With Lifetime Achievement Award

    L.A.-based First Independent Pictures has picked up U.S. rights to Matt Aselton’s comedy “Gigantic,” starring Paul Dano and Zooey Deschanel. Pic will be released in the spring. Dano plays a mattress store worker who’s looking to adopt a Chinese baby and falls for Deschanel. Christine Vachon and Mindy Goldberg (“Junebug”) produced. Film preemed at the […]

  • Female Filmmakers Center Stage at Sundance

    Female Filmmakers Center Stage at Sundance Film Festival London

    L.A.-based First Independent Pictures has picked up U.S. rights to Matt Aselton’s comedy “Gigantic,” starring Paul Dano and Zooey Deschanel. Pic will be released in the spring. Dano plays a mattress store worker who’s looking to adopt a Chinese baby and falls for Deschanel. Christine Vachon and Mindy Goldberg (“Junebug”) produced. Film preemed at the […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content