Magazine article Screen International

Magnet Takes Worldwide Rights to Coscarelli's John Dies at the End

Magazine article Screen International

Magnet Takes Worldwide Rights to Coscarelli's John Dies at the End

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The Wagner/Cuban Company's Magnet Releasing, the genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, has acquired worldwide rights to John Dies At The End.

Don Coscarelli (Bubba Ho-Tep, the Phantasm series) writes, directs and produces the new sci-fi horror film. The cast features Paul Giamatti, Chase Williamson, Rob Mayes, Clancy Brown, Glynn Turman and Doug Jones.

The other producers are M3 Creative's Brad Baruh, Andy Meyers and Roman Perez.

The story, adapted from David Wong's book, is about a new street drug that lets users drift across time and dimensions, but they don't always return as humans.

Executive producers are Giamatti and Daniel Carey.

The film premeired as a work in progress at Sundance before going to SXSW. It will soon play as the closing film of Toronto's Midnight Madness programme.

Magnet will release the film this year through its Ultra VOD programme, debuting it on all VOD platforms in late December, with a theatrical release to follow in early 2013. …

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