Vertical Acquires Indie Thriller ‘Rushed’; Cbsn Lands Lucy Walker’s ‘Bring Your Own Brigade’; ‘Made In China’, ‘Overrun’ & ‘Wake Up On Mars’ Deals; Nantucket’s Shelly Winner; More – Film Briefs

Vertical Acquires Indie Thriller ‘Rushed’; Cbsn Lands Lucy Walker’s ‘Bring Your Own Brigade’; ‘Made In China’, ‘Overrun’ & ‘Wake Up On Mars’ Deals; Nantucket’s Shelly Winner; More – Film Briefs
Vertical Entertainment has acquired North American rights to Rushed, an indie thriller directed by Vibeke Muasya that stars Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Robert Patrick, Jake Weary and Peri Gilpin. A theatrical release is planned.

Hogan penned the screenplay and stars as Barbara O’Brien, an upstate New York Irish Catholic mother who says her rosary daily, then swears profusely as she drives her kids to school. Her life is ruined when her son Jimmy (Jay Jay Warren), a college freshman, is involved in a fraternity hazing incident. Barbara resorts to extreme measures when she encounters empty promises in Washington, D.C.

Hogan also produced with Peter Hogan, Patrick Clifton, Erin Fraser and Patrick; Peter Munson Hogan, Marie Gade and Jo Haskin are co-producers. The film is a co-production of Emerald Caz Productions and Zentropa Films.

“I wrote the film because as a mother of three, I understand that Hell hath no fury like a mother scorned,
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