Continuing their string of Sundance pick-ups and bringing their number of purchases to four, Magnolia Pictures has acquired the U.S. distribution rights for Craig Zobel's Compliance
and Ry Russo-Young's Nobody Walks
as the 2012 Sundance Film Festival came to a close. Zobel's controversial thriller tells the true-life story of a fast food restaurant terrorized by a mysterious caller, while Russo-Young's second film is a comic drama starring Olivia Thirlby and John Krasinski. Indiewire
adds that Magnolia has picked up the distribution rights to Julie Delpy's comedy 2 Days in New York
, her sequel to 2 Days in Paris
, this one co-starring Chris Rock.
You can read our review of Compliance
and see interviews with Zobel and his cast here