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Cannes: Magnolia Pictures Takes U.S. Rights to Mads Mikkelsen-Starrer ‘King’s Land’

Magnolia Pictures has snatched up U.S. rights from TrustNordisk to King’s Land, an upcoming period epic from Denmark starring Mads Mikkelsen (Fantastic Beasts) and Amanda Collin (Raised by Wolves). The project will see Mikkelsen reteam with his A Royal Affair director Nikolaj Arcel in an adaptation of the Ida Jessen’s Danish best-seller The Captain and […]

‘Anaïs in Love’: Film Review

A restless young woman falls in love with the partner of a former lover in Charline Bourgeois-Tacquet's debut feature.

Magnolia Acquires Western Doc ‘Bitterbrush’

One of the most talked-about movies at last year’s Telluride Film Festival is finally saddling up with a distributor. Magnolia Pictures has acquired the North American rights to Bitterbrush, the documentary about two female range riders in the American West. The film, a production of Laurene Powell Jobs’ Concordia Studio and Wavelength, will arrive in […]

AFM: Norwegian Disaster Film ‘The North Sea’ Going to China, Australia

Buyers worldwide continue to board The North Sea. The Norwegian disaster movie, set on a North Sea oil drilling platform, racked up multiple presales for TrustNordisk unveiled during the American Film Market (AFM). The company closed deals with distributor Rialto for Australia and New Zealand rights, with DD Dream for China, with Neo Films for […]

Magnolia Nabs Vanessa Kirby Starrer ‘Italian Studies’ (Exclusive)

Magnolia Pictures has acquired the worldwide rights to Italian Studies, the Tribeca Film Festival title that stars Academy Award nominee Vanessa Kirby. Tramps filmmaker Adam Leon is behind the film that follows writer Alina Reynolds (Kirby), who loses her memory and finds herself adrift in New York City — with almost no sense of time, […]

Gotham Awards: Kristen Stewart, Eamonn Bowles Tapped for Tributes

Kristen Stewart, who is currently garnering awards buzz for her performance in Spencer, and veteran executive Eamonn Bowles, who in 2001 founded and still presides over Magnolia Pictures, will receive special honors at the 2021 Gotham Awards. At a ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street on Nov. 29, Stewart — whose portrayal of Princess Diana, widely […]

Magnolia Pictures Exploring Sale

The independent film distributor Magnolia Pictures is exploring a potential sale, someone familiar with the process confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. Magnolia, which is owned by Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner’s 2929 Entertainment, is looking to capitalize on the demand for library content by streaming services. Streaming services attached to the studios like Paramount+ and […]

Darin Pfeiffer’s Bicoastal Marketing and Events Firm Announces Rebrand as The Impact Agency

Pfeiffer Consulting — the bicoastal marketing and events agency launched in 2013 by tastemaker expert and indie film aficionado Darin Pfeiffer — has announced a rebrand and new moniker to match the company’s expanded services. The firm will be known as The Impact Agency, effective immediately. Pfeiffer and his firm are known for producing red carpet […]

Magnolia Pictures Partners on New Movie Streaming Service in Canada

Mark Cuban's specialty distributor is partnering with Mongrel Media on Mongrel Home Cinema, priced at $6.99 a month and targeting Canadians.

Magnolia Nabs Berlin Golden Bear Winner ‘Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn’

Director Radu Jude's scathing social satire about sex, lies and videotape is set for a release later this year.

‘Cryptozoo’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

Cartoonist Dash Shaw's psychedelic second feature, 'Cryptozoo,' is a fantastical animated action thriller about the fight to save a utopian sanctuary for mythological creatures from a military plan to turn them into bio-weapons.

Magnolia Pictures, Ben & Jerry’s, Eddie Bauer and More Brands Join Facebook Ad Boycott

Hollywood studio Magnolia Pictures, ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's and sporting equipment giant Eddie Bauer are the latest companies to announce that they will join a growing advertising boycott of Facebook and Instagram for the month of July over the social media giant's failure to stop the spread of misinformation and dangerous content on its platforms.