is reporting that Ben Wheatley's latest, High-Rise
, has been picked up by Magnolia Pictures for distribution in the U.S. The film had its World Premiere here in Toronto during TIFF. Mr. Wheatley approves of this acquisition.
"I'm very excited about working with Magnet again," said Wheatley. "They have the brains and the balls to handle the crazy beast that is 'High-Rise.'"
Magnolia will release High-Rise through its genre arm Magnet Releasing some time in 2016. The film starring Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller and Luke Evans.
Our own Kurt Halfyard caught the film when it played here at TIFF. You can read his full review at the link below.
Wheatley has never been one to let a lot of empathy get in the way of his comically brutal style of filmmaking, and he has managed to squeeze out every last drop of it. This is triple distilled satire, to be served cold with a garnish of mania...
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