Bumbershoot Productions, Inc. (BPI) was founded in 1980 by Texas maverick entrepreneur Johnny Langdon, who now runs Bumbershoot with film industry veteran Carolyn Pfeiffer. Bumbershoot manages the acquisition of theatrical rights to literary properties and creates original material.
Bumbershoot's mission is to bring to life thought-provoking films and ideas that feature unique, energetic and visionary characters who inspire and sometimes incite their audiences. BPI will have a major focus on comedy.
BPI acquired the film rights to the Pulitzer Prize-winning A Confederacy of Dunces in 1982 and subsequently sold the rights to Paramount Pictures in 1993. Johnny Langdon is attached as Executive Producer and Susan O'Connell as Co-Producer. Scott Rudin is slated to produce.
Based on the novel by Mike Shropshire and screenplay by Gigi Gaston, THE PRO is a comedy about ex-golf pro Del Bonnet, a natural born athlete and reprobate who earns redemption despite his best efforts to fight it at every turn.
The tale of a wealthy "insider" and heir to her deceased husband's mega corporation who shakes up the status quo and changes corporate America. Based on an original story by Johnny Langdon and Writer/Director Stefan Schaefer.
An original screenplay by Writer/Director Rod Taylor, EMPIRE MAN tells the story of a Texas underdog and self-made multi-millionaire whose mission is to show everyone how to awaken their "inner king."
Caught up in the corrupt and deadly Colfax County War in New Mexico in the 1870's standup gunfighter Clay Allison finds himself in a life-threatening power struggle with the Santa Fe Ring, a deadly and vicious New Mexico gang, controlled and financed by a greedy cabal of Dutch financiers, New York bankers and Washington power brokers.