Roadside Attractions has acquired the U.S. rights to Camp Hideout, A Called Higher Studios/PZAJ Co-Production, along with U.S. releasing partners Provident Films. Directed by Sean Olson (F.R.E.D.I). and produced by Phillip Glasser (The War with Grandpa) and Jason Brown (Noobz), the film stars Corbin Bleu (High School Musical), Amanda Leighton (This is Us), Emmy Award-winner Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future) and Ethan Drew (Amazon’s Scare Us, Robert Conway’s Krampus: Origins).
Written by Dave DeBorde (Lakeland Love Comedy), Kat Olsen (Squeaky Clean Mysteries: Hazardous Duty) and C. Neil Davenport (Bryn Gets a Life), Camp Hideout, will be released theatrically September 15th 2023. Highland Film Group is handling international rights to the completed film, launching sales at the Marché du Film.
“We’re excited by the warmly moving and funny Camp Hideout, and to continue Roadside’s theatrical success with faith-based films such as I Can Only Imagine, and the recent Family Camp,” commented Roadside Attractions Co-President Howard Cohen.
Camp Hideout is such a fun and delightful family comedy with a great ensemble led by Christopher Lloyd and rising talents Corbin Bleu, Amanda Leighton and Ethan Drew,” said Highland Film Group CEO Arianne Fraser. “We are excited to introduce this wild, wacky and action-packed romp to our international buyers and to audiences, both young and old!” added Highland COO Delphine Perrier.
“The team at both PZAJ and Called Higher Studios are honored to partner with Roadside Attractions in releasing Camp Hideout. This project is close to our hearts as we understand the importance of creating and releasing fresh and wholesome family content for the next generation” commented by PZAJ CEO Phillip Glasser
After troubled teen Noah (Ethan Drew) nearly gets caught stealing a top-secret gadget from some big city thugs, he barely escapes by hiding in a summer camp run by the eccentric Falco (Christopher Lloyd) and counselors Jake (Corbin Bleu) and Selena (Amanda Leighton). While Noah tries to blend in with the rest of the rowdy campers, his crooked partners show up to steal the classified item, now in Noah’s possession. Following a series of wacky and zany events complete with home-made booby traps, will Noah be able to escape the goons and learn something along the way?