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Jason Headley Has A Bad Idea Gone Wrong as Freestyle Digital Media Acquires Comedy’s North American Rights


Jason Headley Has A Bad Idea Gone Wrong as Freestyle Digital Media Acquires Comedy’s North American Rights

A Bad Idea Gone Wrong Poster

Freestyle Digital Media has released the poster for writer-director Jason Headley’s comedy, ‘A Bad Idea Gone.’

Double crosses and wild discoveries are making a robbery escape equally difficult and witty in the upcoming release of the comedy, ‘A Bad Idea Gone Wrong.’ Freestyle Digital Media announced today that it has acquired the North American rights to the movie. The deal was negotiated by Rachel Koehler, the Director of Acquisitions, on behalf of Freestyle, and Kevin Iwashina of Preferred Content, on behalf of the filmmakers.

The digital film distribution division of Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios is set to release the comedy theatrically on November 30 in over 10 markets nationwide, including Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Houston and Phoenix. The comedy will also become available on VOD the following day, on December 1. In honor of ‘A Bad Idea Gone Wrong’s theatrical and VOD distribution, Freestyle has also unveiled a new trailer and poster for the movie.

The acquisition comes after ‘A Bad Idea Gone Wrong’ became a hit at various film festivals this year, including SXSW, where it won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Ensemble Cast. The comedy was also honored with the Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature at DeadCenter Film Festival in Oklahoma City, and actor Matt Jones was named Best Supporting Actor at Lost Weekend in Winchester, Virginia.

Jason Headley both wrote and directed ‘A Bad Idea Gone Wrong.’ In addition to Jones, the movie also stars Will Rogers, Eleanore Pienta, Sam Eidson, Jonny Mars and Jennymarie Jemison and John Merriman.

‘A Bad Idea Gone Wrong’ follows two would-be thieves who accidentally arm the alarm system, and have to break out, of the house they just broke into. The discovery of a house-sitter brings double crosses, sexual tensions and wild discoveries that make their escape more difficult.

A Bad Idea Gone Wronger - Trailer
A Bad Idea Gone Wronger - Trailer

Freestyle Digital Media has released a trailer for writer-director Jason Headley's comedy, 'A Bad Idea Gone Wrong,' which stars Matt Jones, after it announced that it acquired the North American distribution rights to the film.

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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