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SXSW Horror Title 'Stage Fright' Goes to Magnolia's Magnet

The genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, Magnet Releasing, has acquired U.S. rights to genre film "Stage Fright," a horror/comedy/musical about "bloodthirsty gorehounds and musical theatre geeks," says rookie writer/director Jerome Sable, whose short “The Legend of Beaver Dam" cut a swath on festival circuit. "Stage Fright," which world premieres in the Midnighters section at March's SXSW Film Festival, stars Allie MacDonald and Douglas Smith, with Minnie Driver and Meat Loaf.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 5, 2014 5:24 PM
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Magnet Releasing Nabs Sci-Fi Zombie Thriller 'Last Days on Mars,' Starring Liev Schreiber

Magnet Releasing, the genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, has scooped up US rights to sci-fi thriller "The Last Days on Mars." This a timely acquisition for Magnet: The film stars Liev Schreiber, who toplines Showtime's new ratings hit "Ray Donovan."
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • July 9, 2013 2:08 PM
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Magnet Releasing Acquires 'Europa Report' with 'District 9' Star Sharlto Copley

Magnet Releasing, the genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, has picked up US rights to sci-fi film "Europa Report," starring Sharlto Copley. Watch the teaser trailer below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • February 6, 2013 1:17 PM
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