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Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Picks Up Diane Paragas Musical Drama ‘Yellow Rose’

 Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) has acquired all worldwide rights, excluding the Philippines, to the musical drama Yellow Rose directed by Diane Paragas.

This marks Paragas’ narrative feature debut and stars Eva Noblezada’s (Hadestown) as a Filipino teen (Noblezada) from a small Texas town who fights to pursue her dreams as a country music performer while facing the threat of deportation. The film also stars Tony Award-winning actress Lea Salonga (Once on this Island), Princess Punzalan (Mula Sa Puso), Dale Watson (Friday Night Lights), Gustavo Gomez (The Walking Dead), Libby Villari (Boyhood) and Liam Booth (Ghosts Never Sleep).

Yellow Rose is Noblezada’s feature film debut and she starred in the Broadway revival of Miss Saigon in the role of Kim, which was originated by her co-star Salonga. Most recently, Noblezada received her second Tony Award nomination for her portrayal of Eurydice in the critically acclaimed Hadestown, which won eight Tony Awards including Best Musical . . .

Read more by Dino-Ray Ramos at Deadline

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