At the Cannes
Film Festival, film distributor TLA Releasing acquired the
North American and United Kingdom rights to the
upcoming film Naked Boys Singing.
heading to theaters this fall, is a big-screen adaptation of
the stage original. The musical first hit Los Angeles in
1998, receiving accolades from L.A. Weekly and
Backstage West. Naked Boys Singing
is now playing in New York City and features songs
written by Bruce Vilanch.
TLA purchased the
film rights from Funny Boy Films, which produced Naked
Boys as well as other queer crowd-pleasers like
Latter Days and Adam & Steve.
spirit of this movie is contagious. The cast is
wonderful," said producer Kirkland Tibbels in a press
release. "And I guarantee you won't be able to take
your eyes off the screen for a moment." (The
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