Holbrook is a supremely talented writer & ICE expert, who shares his real life saga, in what could be best described as an entertaining cry for help. Within one week of finalizing our rights acquisition, I got a handful of studio offers for this story. We definitely have something special here, and hope to make an announcement soon regarding a motion picture deal with a major studio.
Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) August 29, 2007
Lile Entertainment Group has acquired the comprehensive life and movie rights to Ames Holbrook's, The Deporter by Penguin, which is set to hit bookstores on October 4.
The Deporter is the real life, "Catch Me If You Can" story of Ames Holbrook, a veteran of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, otherwise known as ICE. Says, Ensequence Co-Founder and PBS Producer Stephen Lile, "Holbrook is a supremely talented writer & ICE expert, who shares his real life saga, in what could be best described as an entertaining cry for help. Within one week of finalizing our rights acquisition, I got a handful of studio offers for this story. We definitely have something special here, and hope to make an announcement soon regarding a motion picture deal with a major studio."
An ICE office is a highly specialized unit of Deportation Officers (D.O.) whose mission is to detain and remove dangerous criminal aliens…thugs who have already committed a crime and are already on Orders of Deportation. Say's Stephen Lile, "We're not dealing with typical bad guys: Human Smuggling-OUT (sex slaves), Human Smuggling-In (slave labor), Muslim terrorists, individual and organized pedophile rings, Nigerian scammers...just to name a few. We also have a fair representation of the more traditional losers…drug and gun-runners, murderers, rapists, bank & wire frauds…etc. The Deporter tells the truth that our immigration crisis isn't as simple as a few million Mexicans crossing the border, but in fact, a full blown national security crisis running below the waterline. Holbrook's story chronicles a broken down system and one mans harrowing saga that pits morality against the law, and delivers "edge of your seat" thrill. Holbrook's dry wit and comical lens also promises an enjoyable ride, but is also transcendent of political persuasions."
About Lile Entertainment Group
Lile Entertainment Group (LEG) is a Portland, Oregon based co-production company specializing in TV and feature film, headed by Stephen Lile, Co-Founder of Ensequence (http://www.ensequence.com) and Shiftwise http://www.shiftwise.net/companyInformationStephenLile.asp). LEG has produced for network TV, and currently has two nationally broadcast "how to" series on PBS, The Creative Life on PBS (http://www.thecreativelife.tv) and Farm Matters on PBS (debuting in January 2003). LEG also produced the foreign independent film After (http://www.themovieafter.com) that had it's worldwide premiere at AFI Festival in November and is being released in the U.S. On DVD by First Look. For the Variety review of the movie After, go to http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117932167.html?categoryid=31&cs=1&p=0
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