LD Entertainment has acquired feature film and TV rights to Jowita Bydlowska's memoir "Drunk Mom."The production-distribution company has not yet attached a director or writer.Bydlowska's book, published last year by Doubleday Canada, chronicles her return to alcoholism following the birth of her first child. The story includes her binges, blackouts, lies and humiliations as well as her fight toward recovery. Book is set for publication in the U.S. in May through Penguin.LD Entertainment is headed by Mickey Liddell, a producer...
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.