EXCLUSIVE: Gravitas Ventures has reeled in worldwide rights to 4th Man Out, which it describes as a mashup of man-child and coming-out comedies. Writer Aaron Dancik and director Andrew Nackman made their feature debuts on the film, which won the Outstanding Narrative Feature prize at Outfest this year.

Image (1) gravitasventures__140114165501.jpg for post 664080Evan Todd stars as Adam, a small-town, blue-collar mechanic who likes beer and hockey and surprises his buddies when he tells them he’s gay. High jinks ensue when they try to help him find a boyfriend. Parker Young, Chord Overstreet, Jon Gabrus and The Office‘s Kate Flannery co-star in the film from producers Lauren Avinoam, Lauren Hogarth and Jed MellickGravitas will open 4th Man Out day-and-date February 5 in theaters and VOD.

The deal was negotiated by Nolan Gallagher, Founder and CEO of Gravitas Ventures, and by Ben Braun of Submarine Deluxe and Ramo Law on behalf of the filmmakers.

“Gravitas was instantly taken with the onscreen chemistry of the 4th Man Out cast, which reflects on an immensely talented filmmaking team,” said Julie Candelaria, SVP Marketing at Gravitas Ventures. “We are confident that audiences everywhere are going to relate to this story and its characters.”

Gravitas Ventures picked up domestic rights to Already Tomorrow In Hong Kong last week, and its recent releases include Peace Officer, Addicted To Fresno, Ping Pong Summer and Colin Hanks’ Tower Records docu All Things Must Pass.