'Eden Log' drawn to Magnet


Magnet, the new genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, has acquired North American rights, including both English and French-speaking Canada, to Franck Vestiel's sci-fi/horror movie "Eden Log." Scheduled for release in 2008, the Frnech-languate film follows a man, trapped in a cave, who must make his way through a maze constructed by the mysterious Eden Log corporation. The deal was negotiated by Magnolia's Tom Quinn and Jason Janego with Elisabeth Perlie of BAC Films, which has also presold rights in such territories as Japan, Korea, the U.K., Germany and Spain.