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Cannes: Leslie Mann-Judd Apatow Comedy Sees Strong Sales

Cannes buyers have snapped up rights to most key international markets for Leslie Mann’s untitled comedy, produced by spouse Judd Apatow, Josh Church and Bill Block.

Paramount Pictures acquired the film last week for the U.S. and set it for release on April 15. It’s the first film in the market place from Block’s newly minted Block Entertainment.

Buyers include Constantin (Germany), Entertainment Film Distributor (UK), Roadshow Films (Australia), Entertainment One (Canada), Dutch Filmworks (Benelux), Freeman/Monolith/Blitz (Eastern Europe), Gulf Film (Middle East), and Ascot Elite (Switzerland).

“The Hangover” writers Jon Lucas and Scott Moore are directing. Plot details are being kept under wraps.

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