Hannah Marks, Liana Liberato, and Dylan Sprouse are starring in the high school comedy "Banana Split," which will begin production this month in Syracuse, N.Y.Will Phelps, Glen Trotiner, and Sam Slater are producing. Marks co-wrote the film with Joey Power, and both will also serve as executive producers with Rowan Riley. Mickey Liddell and Jeremy Garelick’s newly formed venture, American High, is fully financing the movie.“'Banana Split' is a movie about an unexpected female friendship during the pivotal transition between high school...
As CEO-founder of LD Entertainment, Liddell oversees all aspects of the company’s development and production initiatives. Before launching his company in 2007, he produced feature films for various divisions of Sony Pictures Entertainment, the hit television series “Everwood” and another Kennedy-themed project, “Jack & Bobby,” for the WB Network. Liddell Entertainment has aimed to produce four to six movies per year with budgets of up to $25 million.
Among Liddell’s extensive film credits are the top-grossing Liam Neeson thriller “The Grey,” faith-based hit drama “Risen,” Sean Ellis’ WWII history-based drama “Anthropoid” and William Friedkin’s crime thriller “Killer Joe.” LD Entertainment also handled the domestic release of Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s Oscar-nommed “Biutiful,” starring Javier Bardem. Among its upcoming pics is the reboot of Adrian Lyne’s 1990 supernatural thriller “Jacob’s Ladder” with David Rosenthal directing.
Liddell’s most prestigious producing credit to date, Pablo Larrain’s “Jackie” will earned an Oscar nomination for Natalie Portman for her riveting perf as Jackie Kennedy in the four days after her husband, President John F. Kennedy, was assassinated.
Aside from developing and producing its own slate of films, LD Entertainment also lends its distribution and marketing expertise to films produced and backed by third parties. He’s also one of the backers in the Broadway smash “Dear Evan Hansen.” LD Entertainment holds offices in Los Angeles, California and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.