With both Venice Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival concluded, the majority of the much-buzzed about titles were picked up and set for distribution either later this year or in 2013 — except for one. With the response was divisive (as with any of his works), we loved Terrence Malick‘s romantic drama To the Wonder and now after questions of whether it would even be acquired, a deal has finally be inked.
Deadline reports that Magnolia Pictures have come aboard to distribute the film, which stars Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko, Rachel McAdams and Javier Bardem, in the United States. With a marketing plan spearheaded by the notion the film tackles “an exploration of love in its many forms,” the plan is to kick off with a theatrical release in 2013 before going multi-platform, as per usual with the distributor. Check out a comment from Magnolia President Eamonn Bowles below.
“It is an honor and a dream come true to be working with Terrence Malick, one of our greatest living filmmakers. To The Wonder is a romantic, haunting and beautiful film that will be endlessly rewarding for movie lovers.”
Producers Sarah Green and Nicolas Gonda also chimed in, saying, “We are excited to partner with Magnolia for the release of To The Wonder. Magnolia has become a destination for the work of some of the world’s most innovative and talented directors, and we are proud to align with this forward-thinking team.” Check back for more concrete release date news as it comes in, but it’s exciting to know the much-anticipated film has finally found a home.
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