Lionsgate Acquires Rights to The Perfect Game
Friday, May 16, 2008)
Lionsgate has acquired worldwide distribution rights, excluding Mexico, from HighRoad Entertainment to The Perfect Game, the true story of a scrappy Mexican Little League team that became the first non-American team to win the league's World Series.
The film is directed by William Dear from a screenplay by W. William Winokur, and is produced by David Salzberg, Christian Tureaud, Mark Koch, Daniel de Liege, Winokur and Michael Gallant. The film stars Clifton Collins, Jr., Cheech Marin, and Academy Award winner Louis Gossett Jr. The film's original score is by Academy Award winner Bill Conti.