Remstar Films Takes Canadian Rights to Jean-Marc Vallée's 'Dallas Buyers Club'
The film stars Matthew McConaughey as a Texan cowboy diagnosed with HIV and fighting a corrupt system and his destiny.
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.
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.