Acquisitions: Pets, Kiltro, Padre

“New Regency has acquired comic pitch “Pets,” with James Gunn (“Slither,” “Scooby Doo”) to write and direct for 20th Century Fox. The comedy concerns a man abducted by aliens who want to turn him into a household pet…” (full details)

“New Magnolia Pictures genre label Magnet has attracted North American rights to two action flicks, Ernesto Diaz Espinoza’s “Kiltro” and “Mirageman,” both featuring martial arts lead Marko Zaror. Both features are slated for release in 2008…” (full details)

“Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner “Padre Nuestro” has been snapped up for North American distribution by IFC Entertainment. IFC plans a day-and-date theatrical/VOD release in the spring through its First Take program…” (full details)