Exclusive: VMI Worldwide has acquired world rights to the vampire comedy don’t suck from American Sicario Director RJ Collins and will sell the film at the upcoming European Film Market. Scroll down for the trailer below.
The film stars Jamie Kennedy, who plays Pete, a retired veteran comedian who must find an opener for his upcoming comedy tour. Pete is introduced to Ethan (Matt Rife) by his girlfriend Stephanie (Ellen Holman), who convinces him to take the young comedian on tour as his opener.
When Pete learns that Ethan is a vampire, things start to take a confusing turn and their tour goes from cheap motels, early morning DJs, dive bars and diners to opening for a Russell Peters special in Vegas. While Ethan and Pete try to bridge the gap between being real and absorbing his vampirism.
don’t suck Featuring a variety of comedians including Russell Peters, Matt Rife, Jimmy Walker, Jimmy Schubert and Carrot Top.
The deal was negotiated by JD Beaufils on behalf of VMI and RJ Collins.
“RJ Collins is coming off a successful directorial debut American SicarioAccepting global sales don’t suck And its unique comedic concept was an easy decision and is in line with VMI’s philosophy of working with talented filmmakers for the long term,” said JD Beaufils, President of Sales, VMI Worldwide.
Collins added: “I’ve been blessed to work with so many great comedians and actors on Don’t Sack. The script was written by Rick D’Elia, and it was so unique and funny that I had to do this film. I am very pleased to join VMI in this project.”
Watch the trailer: