Remstar Films Takes Canadian Rights to Jean-Marc Vallée's 'Dallas Buyers Club'

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TORONTO - Remstar Films has acquired the Canadian rights for Jean-Marc Vallée’s Dallas Buyers Club, which stars Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner.

The film, now shooting in New Orleans, portrays McConaughey as a Texan cowboy diagnosed with HIV who fights against a politically corrupt system and his own destiny.

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Dallas Buyers Club is produced by Cassian Elwes, Rachel Winters and Robbie Brenner, president of production at Relativity Media.

Remstar Films plans a 2013 release for the film, which also stars Jared Leto.

Entertainment One, as part of a pact with Remstar Films, is handling rights in all media for the film in Canada outside of Quebec, excluding theatrical, VOD and French-language TV rights.

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