|Directed by||Joshua Russell|
|Produced by||Daniel Hanson|
|Written by||Joshua Russell|
It is a comedy/drama about a professional wrestler who is afraid of conflict in real life. He is nearing the end of his career and finds out he has one fan left in an 8-year-old boy, who hides a secret that will change Leo's life forever. The film was shot entirely on location in Chicago.
The film won Best Feature at the 2011 Sunscreen Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Florida, and was an official selection at the 2011 Seattle True Independent Film Festival and the 2012 Treasure Coast Film Festival in Fort Pierce, Florida. The movie premiered in Chicago on September 29, 2011. It had a limited theatrical release, then was released nationwide on February 10, 2012 via Comcast On Demand, and March 13, 2012 through Time Warner, Cox, Charter, and all other cable providers. It is distributed in the US by Lightning Entertainment and Entertainment Content Management.
- Official website
- Fancypants on IMDb
- The New York Times article - 2011
- Chicago Sun-Times article - 2011
- Daily Herald article 2011
- Chicago Reader article 2011
- Chicago Tribune article - June 13, 2008
- Chicago Tribune article - August 13, 2008
- Time Out Chicago article - July 3, 2008
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