New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Mary Aloe Announces Michael Caine as a a ruthless dictator who flees political turmoil from his country and seeks refuge with a rebellious teenage girl in suburban America
in DEAR DICTATOR
Mary Aloe, producer, Aloe Entertainment and Grodink/Aloe Productions, Aperture Media Partners, Fortitude International, Coastal, Defiant Pictures
and WYSJ Media are pleased to announce Cinedigm's upcoming theatrical and VOD release of DEAR DICTATOR, starring Michael Caine, Katie Holmes and Odeya Rush ("Lady Bird"), Jason Biggs, and Seth Green.
Directed and written by Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse ("War on Grandpa" starring Robert De Niro and the upcoming untitled Sandra
Bullock project), this "black list script" comedy is out in theaters and available on VOD and Digital
HD on its U.S. release - March 16, 2018.
Producer Mary Aloe stated, "we all know Michael Caine is a national treasure and one of the most iconic actors of our time; the audience is in for a real treat as he takes this performance (think Caine channeling Castro) and elevates this comedy on a whole other level and is spectacular in every scene."
About Mary Aloe and Aloe Entertainment:
Aloe Entertainment is one of Los Angeles' most prolific independent production companies. The Los Angeles based feature film/television company was created in 1999 by Mary Aloe. Mary Aloe and Aloe Entertainment produces and finances individual pictures and slates of movies. Aloe Entertainment specializes in developing/producing independent features, television series, and network and cable event movies. Mary Aloe and Aloe Entertainment specialize in obtaining 100% financing for features by raising private equity; working with hedge funds, gap financing, top tier foreign sales companies and securing domestic distribution. As well, Mary Aloe's vast knowledge of P and A financing was recognized when she was brought in to run a 50 million dollar P and A fund for Merrill Lynch. Producer Mary Aloe and Aloe Entertainment, along with her development team, have produced a record nine features in the last three and half years alone including Weinstein's "Wild Oats" starring Shirley MacLaine and Jessica
Lange, Sony's "55 Steps" starring Hilary Swank and Helena Bonham Carter
that made its recent screen premier in the competition at the Toronto Film Festival, Screen Media's "Mothers and Daughters" starring Susan Sarandon and Sharon Stone, "Mara" with the Paranormal Activity team starring Olga Kurylenko, "Dear Dictator" starring Sir Michael Caine, and the Sundance Film selected film with Screen Media "Ten Thousand Saints" starring Ethan Hawke, Hailee Steinfeld
and Emil Hirsch. In Q 3 of 2017 Mary Aloe produced and financed Beast of Burden with E ONE and Voltage Pictures
Radcliffe. In Q 4 of 2017 Mary Aloe produced and financed "Killerman" starring Liam Hemsworth. In 2018, Mary Aloe and the Aloe Entertainment team will be producing "Just Heloise," in March 2018 in Paris and Bucharest.