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Los Angeles, CA (October 17, 2014) - monterey media is proud to announce the acquisition of all U.S. rights to "Like Sunday, Like Rain" from F.J. Productions and B.B. Film Productions. Written & directed by Frank Whaley, the film Stars Leighton Meester ("Gossip Girl"), Multi-Golden Globe and EMMY nominee & winner Debra Messing ("Will & Grace," "The Starter Wife"), and Billie Joe Armstrong (lead vocalist, principal songwriter). The film recently premiered at the Raindance Film Festival in London.

The deal was negotiated between Paradigm's Meghan Oliver and monterey media's Scott Mansfield with an early 2015 theatrical release planned.

"Frank has created such a beautiful film with wonderful performances. It's truly a lovely lyrical heart-warming journey for audiences to embrace." commented Scott Mansfield, Managing Partner monterey media.

About Like Sunday, Like Rain
Surrounded by wealth and living in Manhattan, 12 year old prodigy Reggie, lives a solitary life without his frequently absent parents. Estranged from family, having boyfriend troubles, and fired from her waitressing job, Eleanor needs a new place to live and a new job.

Fate winds her lovely fingers around these two lives to place Eleanor as the new au pair for Reggie and the music in their hearts intertwines to create this beautiful story about discovery and acceptance.

About monterey media Inc.
monterey media is celebrating 30 plus years as an exclusive distributor of quality films. It is a privately owned entertainment industry company specializing in uniquely tailored distribution and marketing for independent films. monterey media films have been nominated or won the Independent Spirit Award, Golden Globe Award, and NAACP Image Award, and includes film premieres at Sundance, TIFF, SXSW, and the Tribeca Film Festivals, as well as being included on the late Roger Ebert's 10 Best Independent Films list.

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