Maple Pictures acquires 'Evil'

Canadian distributor gets domestic rights to Sundance film

TORONTO -- Canadian distributor Maple Pictures has acquired all domestic rights to U.S. director Eli Craig's horror pic "Tucker & Dale vs. Evil" after a world premiere at Sundance.

Craig's debut feature, financed and shot in Canada, portrays two hillbillies mistaken for serial killers as they head to a familiar cabin in the woods and stars Alan Tudyk, Tyler Labine, Jesse Moss and Katrina Bowden.

Craig, based of out Los Angeles and Vancouver, co-wrote "Tucker & Dale vs. Evil" with fellow USC alumni Morgan Jurgenson. The producer credits are shared by Thomas Augsberger, Deepak Nayar, Rosanne Milliken and Albert Klychak, with Mark Ryan executive producing.

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