EXCLUSIVE: This Sundance has been an avalanche of big movie deals, and emerging filmmakers signing with major agencies. The latest; Kenny Riches, the writer/director of The Strongest Man, has just signed with UTA, his first agency. This happened before The Strongest Man premieres in the NEXT Category of Sundance. The dramedy follows an anxiety-ridden Cuban man who fancies himself the strongest man in the world as he attempts to recover his most prized possession, a stolen bicycle. On his quest, he finds and loses much more. Jesse Brown, Anthony Pedone, and Kenny Riches are producing.
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