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Deals: PNP forges a new partnership with Magnolia

In addition, Toronto’s LevelFilm has boarded the Norway/Canada coproduction The Northwoods and Northern Banner has nabbed Canadian rights to Mouly Surya’s latest.

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Mongrel Media acquires Gridlocked

The indie distributor has picked up the Canadian rights to Allan Ungar’s tribute to ’80s buddy-cop films.

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VSC to release Magnolia titles in Canada

The output deal, unveiled in Berlin, will see Video Services Corp. release up to 30 films a year from Magnolia and Magnet Releasing.

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Video Services Corp. takes Canuck rights to The ABCs of Death

The horror anthology will be rolled out as part of Cineplex Theatre’s Sinister Cinema series starting in May.

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Raven Banner acquires Canadian rights to John Dies at the End

Horror icon Don Coscarelli’s latest pic was picked up in Berlin from Magnolia Pictures ahead of a Canadian release by the genre distributor.

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Scribes Jay Baruchel, Evan Goldberg at work on Goon sequel

A script is in the works for the second installment of the Michael Dowse-directed comedy (original film pictured) that Alliance Films released in Canada and Entertainment One in Britain.

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Why Goon’s strong start gets Carolle Brabant’s comedy mojo going

The Telefilm topper tells Playback Daily that the Jay Baruchel-starrer delivers on the organization’s goal to produce quality, commercial comedies “with broad audience appeal” at home and abroad.

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Magnolia buys Polley’s Take This Waltz for U.S. market

The U.S. distributor will also release the Canadian drama on VOD through its Ultra platform.

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TIFF 2011: Michael Dowse’s Goon sells to Magnolia/Magnet stateside

The Jay Baruchel-starring hockey comedy is the first Canadian film to sell at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.

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Magnet Releasing picks up U.S. rights to Hobo

The U.S. rights to Jason Eisener’s action film Hobo With a Shotgun has been picked up by Magnolia Pictures’ genre arm Magnet Releasing.