Tag Archives: Magnolia Pictures

Shailene Woodley: Magnolia acquires White Bird in a Blizzard

Magnolia Pictures announced today it has acquired North American rights to White Bird in a Blizzard, a suspenseful drama from writer/director Gregg Araki and starring Shailene Woodley, who is coming off her hit film Divergent, which has grossed $116.6 million to date. Based on the novel by Laura Kasischke, the[...]

Magnolia Pictures Acquires Music Doc ‘MUSCLE SHOALS’

The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnolia Pictures announced today that they’ve acquired US rights to MUSCLE SHOALS, a documentary about the legendary Muscle Shoals recording studio inAlabama that spawned some of the greatest records of all time. Directed by Greg ‘Freddy’ Camalier, and produced by Stephen Badger and Camalier, the film features[...]

Magnolia Takes US Rights to Rob Reiner’s THE MAGIC OF BELLE ISLE

HollywoodNews.com: The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnolia Pictures announced today they have acquired US rights to THE MAGIC OF BELLE ISLE, a warmly funny drama directed by Rob Reiner, starring Morgan Freeman, Virginia Madsen, Madeline Carroll, Kenan Thompson, and Fred Willard. The film was written by Guy Thomas, and produced by Alan[...]

“Ong Bak 3” acquired by Magnet Releasing

HollywoodNews.com: The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnet Releasing, genre arm of Magnolia Pictures announced today that it has acquired US rights to Sahamongkolfilm International’s “Ong Bak 3,” the third and final installment in one of the most beloved martial arts series of all time. International superstar Tony Jaa once again writes, directs[...]

Anthony Mackie’s “Night Catches Us” gets picked up by Magnolia Pictures

HollywoodNews.com: Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. theatrical rights to filmmaker Tanya Hamilton’s debut feature “Night Catches Us”, a SimonSays Entertainment and Gigantic Pictures Production starring Anthony Mackie (“The Hurt Locker”), Kerry Washington (“Ray”), Jamie Hector (“The Wire”) and Wendell Pierce (“The Wire,” “Treme”), with an original soundtrack by Philadelphia natives[...]

Magnolia Pictures acquires Sundance film “Countdown to Zero”

Indiewire has reported that Magnolia Pictures has acquired the North American theatrical rights from Participant Media to “Countdown to Zero,” which recently just made an appearance at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The documentary, by Lucy Walker, follows the global nuclear arms crisis and features statesmen President Jimmy Carter, Mikhail[...]