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Magnolia Pictures to Distribute Frank

24 January 2014 9:19 PM, PST | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Magnolia Pictures have picked up North American film distribution rights to the offbeat comedy "Frank" which premiered to critical acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival. Michael Fassbender stars as the titular character, as well as Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gylenhaal and Scoot McNairy. Directed by Lenny Abrahamson directs from the writing by Jon Ronson and Peter Straughan. Ed Guiney, David Barron and Stevie Lee produce while Tessa Ross, Katherine Butler, Andrew Lowe and Nigel Williams serve as executive producers. Gleeson plays Jon, a wannabe musician who finds himself out of his depth when he joins a maverick pop band led by the enigmatic Frank (Fassbender)—a musical genius who hides himself inside a large fake head—and his terrifying sidekick Clara (Gyllenhaal). It is a fictional story loosely inspired by Frank Sidebottom, the persona of cult musician and comedy legend Chris Sievey, as well as other outsider musicians like Daniel Johnston and Captain Beefheart. »

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Magnolia Acquires Us Distribution of the Offbeat Comedy Frank Starring Michael Fassbender

24 January 2014 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

[Press Release] Park City, Ut (January 24, 2014) – The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnolia Pictures announced today that they have acquired North American rights to Frank, an offbeat comedy that just had its world premiere to critical acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival. Directed by Lenny Abrahamson (What Richard Did, Garage, Adam & Paul), the film was written by Jon Ronson (The Men Who Stare At Goats) and Peter Straughan (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy). Frank stars Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gylenhaal, Scoot McNairy and Michael Fassbender as the titular character, a brilliant and eccentric musician who wears a giant fake head at all times. Frank was produced by Ed Guiney, David Barron and Stevie Lee, and executive producers are Tessa Ross, Katherine Butler, Andrew Lowe and Nigel Williams. »

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Magnolia Pictures Acquires Frank for North America

24 January 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

The Wagner/Cuban Company's Magnolia Pictures announced today that they have acquired North American rights to Frank , an offbeat comedy that just had its world premiere to critical acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival. Directed by Lenny Abrahamson ( What Richard Did , Garage , Adam & Paul ), the film was written by Jon Ronson ( The Men Who Stare at Goats ) and Peter Straughan ( Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy ). Frank stars Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gylenhaal, Scoot McNairy and Michael Fassbender as the titular character, a brilliant and eccentric musician who wears a giant fake head at all times. Frank was produced by Ed Guiney, David Barron and Stevie Lee, and executive producers are Tessa Ross, Katherine Butler, Andrew Lowe and Nigel Williams. Frank is an Element »

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