As if there hasn’t been enough fantastic news for Aaron Tveit lately, Undrafted – in which he stars – has finally found a distributor! Vertical Entertainment has acquired worldwide rights for the baseball drama, according to Deadline. A release date has yet to be set, but we’re moving closer to the film’s debut.
Writer and director Joseph Mazzello said of the acquisition, “I am thrilled to be partnering with Vertical to distribute Undrafted. around the globe. I can’t wait for the world to see this film, and to love it the same way we all do. Thanks to Vertical that will soon become a reality.” This is Mazzello’s feature directorial debut, making this deal that much sweeter for him.
Deadline has summarized Undrafted as follows:
Inspired by the real experiences of Mazzello’s brother, the story examines how one moves on from crushing disappointment as it follows collegiate baseball star John Mazetti (Tveit), whose major league dreams are dashed when he’s skipped over in the MLB draft. John comes to grips with missing out on a baseball career as he throws himself in with a misfit intramural baseball league.