Lionsgate OKs 3 microbudget films
‘Rapturepalooza,’ ‘Gay Dude,’ ‘6 Miranda Drive’ greenlighted
By DAVE MCNARY
Lionsgate has named the first three titles to be produced under its new microbudget production initiative for films with budgets under $2 million.The projects are “Rapturepalooza,” a post-apocalyptic comedy; “Gay Dude,” a coming-of-age comedy with a twist; and supernatural thriller “6 Miranda Drive.” (written by Armstrong & Krause). Announcement was made Wednesday by Joe Drake, president of the motion picture group.