Their introductory feature, entitled ROLLIN’ THUNDER, focuses on a former bowling champ-turned ex-con who enters a bowling tournament on a journey to make amends with a local tycoon along with his estranged teenage daughter. Production on the urban comedy begins this summer.
The film will be helmed by Bille Woodruff (Beauty Shop, Addicted) and produced by IM Global president David Schulhof, Republic founder/CEO Monte Lipman, and IM Global’s Matt Jackson. Nelly and Nick Cannon will serve as co-producers.
Schulhof and Lipman have articulated their satisfaction regarding the partnership and expressed their excitement for the future. In an statement by Schulhof, he added that the relationship between the two companies will,
bring together exceptional talents in film and exceptional talents in music to create a unique and exciting platform.We look forward to working with Republic and all of their talented artists to develop, create and distribute some very exciting films.
Maverick Alexander | Film Journalist