Increasing his operation to authentic content material of the visible variety, longtime Motley Crue supervisor Allen Kovac immediately introduced the creation of Higher Noise Movies.
Its preliminary mission slate consists of horror movie “The Retaliators” starring Michael Lombardi (FX’s “Rescue Me”), Marc Menchaca (“Ozark,” “The Outsider”) and Joseph Gatt (“Dumbo”). Written by Darren Geare and Jeff Allen Geare and directed by Bridget Smith, the film additionally options cameos and music by Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee, 5 Finger Loss of life Punch and Papa Roach, amongst others.
Additionally on deck is “Sno Infants,” a drama about opioid-ravaged middle-class suburbia instructed via the story of two heroin-addicted woman pals. Produced by Kovac and Mike Walsh of Philly Born Movies, it was impressed by a real story.
A division of Higher Noise Leisure, Kovac serves as CEO and Dan Lieblein, previously of Cinecom Leisure Group, October Movies, USA Movies and USA Residence Leisure, is COO. Rounding out the manager crew are studio manufacturing exec Michael Lombardi, CFO Harris Masood and music supervisor AJ Kasen.
“Higher Noise has at all times been greater than a music label,” mentioned Kovac, a 40-year veteran of the music trade who has via his profession additionally represented Blondie, The Cranberries, EnVogue, The Bee Gees and Meatloaf, along with helming the Higher Noise label, dwelling to AWOLNATION, Mötley Crüe, 5 Finger Loss of life Punch and The HU. “We’re a content material firm that creates books, excursions, theatrical productions, tv and now movie. We’re the artist improvement firm and now, via Higher Noise Movies, we have now a brand new platform for delivering top of the range content material that engages audiences and builds our manufacturers and artists.”
In 2019, Kovac co-produced Netflix biopic “The Dust” primarily based on the e-book of the identical title which instructed the story of how enduring rock band Mötley Crüe got here to be.