Los Angeles, CA, April 26, 2012—Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga are set to star in indie romantic comedy “Admissions,” which Garcia will also produce through his CineSon Productions. Adam Rodgers will direct from a script co-written with Glenn German, who will also produce alongside Sig Libowitz, under his Look at the Moon Productions banner. Ellen Wander of Film Bridge International will executive produce along with Sonya Lunsford (Academy Award-winning box office hit “The Help”), with Wander and FBI handling international distribution. The Paradigm Motion Picture Finance Group arranged the film’s financing and will be selling domestic distribution rights.
“Admissions” centers on a once-in-a-lifetime relationship that develops between two strangers over the course of a single day. Farmiga portrays Edith, a free-spirited mom taking her driven daughter Audrey on a walking tour of a beautiful small college. Garcia plays buttoned-up heart surgeon George, who’s taking his son Conrad on the same tour. Failing comically to connect with their respective children, George and Edith decide to play “tour hooky” together for the rest of the afternoon. The result is a surprising romance and the greatest half-day of their lives.
Academy Award nominee Farmiga (“Up In The Air,” “The Departed,” “Higher Ground,” “Safe House”) has recently wrapped New Line Cinema’s “The Warren Files.” Academy Award nominee Garcia (“The Godfather: Part III”, “The Untouchables”, “Ocean’s 11”), who produced and starred in the critically-acclaimed indie hit “City Island,” toplines two soon-to-be released films—“For Greater Glory” and “The Truth.”
Rodgers’ most recent film as director, “The Response,” was short-listed for the Academy Awards as Best Live Action Short Film. Libowitz, who wrote and produced “The Response,” was the Executive-in-Charge of Production for the Academy Award-nominated “In the Bedroom” and served as a production executive at Paramount Classics, Film Four and Good Machine.
Paradigm represents Andy Garcia. Vera Farmiga is represented by CAA, Authentic Talent and Literary Management, and the law firm of Peikoff Mahan. Adam Rodgers and Glenn German are represented by Caren Bohrman of The Bohrman Agency; their attorney is Mark S. Temple.