Toronto: Rights to Thriller 'Kill Me Three Times' Go to Magnolia

Kill Me Three Times
Courtesy of Toronto International Film Festival

Simon Pegg stars in the Australian thriller

Magnolia has taken the rights to director Kriv StendersKill Me Three Times, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

The Australian thriller was penned by James McFarland and stars Simon PeggSullivan Stapleton, Alice Braga, Teresa Palmer, Callan Mulvey, Luke Hemsworth and Bryan Brown.

Pegg plays a hitman set loose on a sleepy Australian town.

The film was produced by Parabolic Pictures and Stable Way Entertainment, in association with Feisty Dame Productions. It was produced by Laurence Malkin, Share Stallings and Tania Chambers. Executive producers include Jed Weintrob, Jan Korbelin, Bryce Menzies, Ian Gibbins, Jack Drewe, Joan Peters, Aaron L. Gilbert and Alan Simpson.

The deal, first reported by Deadline, was brokered by WME Global.