Mickey Rourke, cast salute the Senator event
HOLLYWOOD — It was just another Thursday night in Hollywood, with sex, drugs and lots of hair product, as “The Informers” bowed at the ArcLight.
“I don’t think L.A. has changed at all,” said Bret Easton Ellis, who wrote the book on which the film is based — about life in Los Angeles in 1983. “Well, I guess there’s more smog and silicone, but that’s about it.”
Deciding to make the film, which marks Senator Entertainment’s first official U.S. release, was a no-brainer, according to distribution prexy Mark Urman. Ellis and Urman previously worked together on “American Psycho” when Urman was prexy at Lionsgate.
” ‘The Informer’ was always my favorite novel of his, so it was only a matter of time,” said Urman.