by: Sammy Mink
Vega, Baby! Productions, the new production company from Sheldon Brigman and Adam Ripp, has optioned DIG. The thriller, written by Adam Barker, follows a family man as he seeks vengeance on his father-in-law who kidnapped his daughters. The script landed Barker a spot on the 2013 Black List. Ripp and Brett Hedblom will produce for Vega, Baby!, while Andrew Dean will produce for Industry Entertainment. Andrew Pfeffer is also producing. Rizal Risjad, Ricky Budhrani and Michael Botti are on board to executive produce.
Vega, Baby! is a brand new production banner, but it’s starting out strong, already on board to produce Everly, an action thriller starring Selma Hayek. Ripp has was a producer on the Coen brother’s crime comedy Gambit, as well as crime drama Gang Tapes.