The Troll Hunter
Magnet Releasing, the genre label of Magnolia Pictures, has scored worldwide rights excluding Europe to writer/director Andre Ovredal’s “The Troll Hunter.”
The story follows a group of Norwegian film students that set out to capture real life giant trolls on camera after learning their existence has been covered up by the government. A 2011 release is planned.
Vanishing on 7th Street
Magnet Releasing has also acquired the U.S. rights to the Toronto-premiered mystery thriller “Vanishing on 7th Street” reports Heat Vision.
Hayden Christensen, John Leguizamo and Thandie Newton star in the story of a group of survivors who find themselves alone in Detroit after its population disappears into thin air and a creepy, almost-living darkness has engulfed the city.
Brad Anderson (“The Machinist”) directs the film which will score a release in February.
Hemingway’s Garden of Eden
Roadside Attractions has acquired U.S. rights to the John Irvin-directed “Hemingway’s Garden of Eden” and will give it a limited release on December 10th reports Risky Biz Blog.
Mena Suvari, Jack Huston, Caterina Murino, Richard E. Grant, Matthew Modine and Carmen Maura star in the Jazz Age, erotically-charged romance tale.
Based on Ernest Hemingway’s final, posthumously published novel “The Garden of Eden” which came out in 1986.