From its 2022 world premiere at Dormont’s Hollywood Theater, the indie movie “Poor Paul” has moved on to bigger audiences.
With creators and cast members including Pittsburgh natives Nick Pasqual and Abhi Sinha, the film is now available on Amazon Prime, Tubi, Google Play and YouTube.
“A statistic I find astonishing is that only about 8% of indie films ever produced actually get distribution,” said Pasqual, 33, a Mt. Lebanon native who moved to California as a teen to pursue his acting career. “We feel very grateful and fortunate that we’re part of that small amount.
“I guess we did something right here.”
Pittsburghers were the first to see the comedic-romantic adventure based on the award-winning web series named after the main character. Some scenes were filmed around the city.
Played by Adam Carbone, Paul is a socially awkward college student with a rich fantasy life in which he is the hero of every scenario.
In the movie, Paul inherits enough frequent flyer miles to …