29 January 2012 2:34 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Sundance is over, which means it's time to start looking forward to the eventual theatrical releases of the lucky selections.  Three more movies landed a distribution deal over the weekend: Magnolia picked up Nobody Walks, the ensemble drama led by John Krasinski, Olivia Thirlby, Rosemarie DeWitt, Justin Kirk, India Ennenga, and Dylan McDermott. Participant Media and Affrm jointly acquired Middle of Nowhere, an "emotional drama chronicling a woman’s (Emayatzy E. Corinealdi) separation from her incarcerated husband (Omari Hardwick) and her journey to maintain her marriage and her identity." The Weinstein Co. bought Lay the Favorite, a comedy set in the world of high-stakes gambling starring Bruce Willis, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joshua Jackson, Laura Prepon, Rebecca Hall and Vince Vaughn. Look to the press releases after the break for details on each acquisition. Nobody Walks Magnolia Takes North American Rights to Nobody Walks Park City, Ut – January 28, 2012 – The Wagner/Cuban Company »

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