Altitude sells hooligan spoof to Universal’s international home ent division.
Altitude Film sales has licensed football hooligan spoof The Hooligan Factory to Universal Pictures International Entertainment (UPIE), the international home entertainment division of Universal Pictures, for multiple territories, including the UK where the film will be released in 2014.
Nick Nevern directed and co-wrote the film with Michael Lindley, with Jason Maza [pictured] taking the lead role and producing alongside Altitude Film Entertainment.
Other cast includes Tom Burke and Josef Altin with cameos from Leo Gregory, Tony Denham, Craig Fairbrass, Tamer Hassan and reformed football hooligan Cass Pennant.
The comedy follows a young hooligan, played by Maza, who longs to live up to the image of his estranged father
First movie spoofing the ‘Football Hooligan genre”. Stay tuned to the page for casting opportunities & a load of nutty fun. Follow us on twitter @HooliganFactory If you love Rise of the Footsoldier, Football Factory or The Firm, you will LOVE this
The Hooligan Factory is the first movie spoofing the ‘Football Hooligan film’ genre made in the UK. FOOTBALL VIOLENCE SO FUNNY, IT HURTS
Danny wants something more. Expelled from school and living in his grandfathers flat, he longs to live up to the image of his estranged father Danny Senior. Sent to prison for force feeding a judge his own ‘syrup’ Danny Senior was a legend and Danny is looking for a way to emulate his father’s achievements and rise to be “top boy.”
Meanwhile, in Wormwood Scrubs prison, legendary football hooligan Dex is about to be released. Dex is on a quest of his own, one of vengeance against his nemesis and rival firm leader The Baron.
But when Danny and Dex’s paths cross, they embark on a journey as old as hooliganism itself.
Dex, Danny and The Hooligan Factory travel the length of the country on a mission to re-establish their firm’s glory days. However, the police are closing in and we get a sense that the Hooligan Factorys best days may be behind them, but with Danny on their side, and Dex finding his old form who knows where this may lead.
After all….Its a funny old game