Moving Pictures Acquires Miss Nobody and Mayor Cupcake

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Sun, 11/21/2010 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

Moving Pictures Film & TV has acquired the worldwide rights to the dark comedy Miss Nobody and the family film Mayor Cupcake. Gary Hirsch senior acquisitions executive and Robert Yu vice president of acquisitions for MPF&TV handled the deals.
MPF&TV also announced the hiring of Stephanie Slack as senior vice president of worldwide sales and distribution where she will focus on building MPF&TV’s worldwide television distribution business.  
  “Moving Pictures Film & TV is rapidly expanding and dedicating capital to acquiring rights to highly commercial titles including our most recent acquisition of the dark romantic comedy Miss Nobody and the family-friendly Mayor Cupcake ” says Ted Chalmers Moving Pictures president of worldwide sales. “We are glad to have Stephanie on board as she brings experience working with sales teams and producers at major studios as well as in the independent world.”
 Miss Nobody tells the story of an unlucky in love secretary (Leslie Bibb) whose life is forever changed when a serendipitous promotion gone wrong sets in motion an unintended set of events. Also starring Adam Goldberg Kathy Baker Missi Pyle Brandon Routh Vivica Fox and Barry Bostwick the film has been an official selection at several festivals including 2010 Seattle International Film Festival 2010 Boston Film Festival (Leslie Bibb Best Actress; Miss Nobody Best Ensemble Cast) and 2010 Austin Film Festival.
 Mayor Cupcake is a light comedy following a hardworking cupcake maker (Lea Thompson) who is inadvertently elected mayor of her small town. She relies on her street smarts as well as the help of other locals including Judd Nelson and Zoey Deutch (The Suite Life on Deck) to turn the debt-crushed town around.
  Slack joins MPF&TV from 20th Century Fox’s Television distribution group where she held the position of vice president international television since 2006. Previously she was head of the sales division at PorchLight Entertainment where she spent eight years of her career.