Saturday, March 12, 2011

"Without Men" Stars Eva Longoria Parker & Christian Slater

Maya Entertainment picks worldwide distribution rights

Los Angeles, CA -- Maya Entertainment, the multi-platform content/distribution company focused on content for and about Latinos, has acquired worldwide rights to Gabriela Tagliaviniscomedy Without Men

The film based on James Canons book Tales From the Town of Widows: A Novel was adapted for the screen by Tagliavini, and stars Eva Longoria Parker, Christian Slater, Oscar Nunez, Kate Del Castillo, Maria Conchita Alonso, Paul Rodriguez, Yvette Yates, Douglas Spain and Judy Reyes.

Without Men is set in a mountain village somewhere in Latin America. The women of a of the town are forced to pick up the pieces and remake their world when all the towns men are forcibly recruited by communist guerrillas. When the men return, lead by an American reporter, to reclaim their place and power, the real battle begins, the battle of the sexes.

“Through humor and fantasy, the story not only immerses us in a world of magic realism but also deals with important issues of identity and the role of women in society in a very comedic way,” Longoria has said of the film.

Maya has acquired both domestic and international distribution ofWithout Men and it will also be release thourough Mayas Indie Film Series.

Maya Entertainment is headed by Moctesuma Esparza (Selena, Gettysburg) and Jeff Valdez (Si TV,, has established a library of over 100 titles, mostly produced, written by and starring Latino talent, which are carried in retail, rental, and VOD. 

The film was produced by Anthony Moody, Lucas Jarach andJason Price for Indalo Production. The acquisition was initiated by Tonantzin Esparza, Maya Entertainments director of acquisitions.

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