Magnet grabs Us rights to ‘Last Days on Mars’

The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnet Releasing, genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, announced today that they have acquired Us rights to The Last Days On Mars, a sci-fi thriller starring Liev Schreiber (Salt, X-Men Origins: Wolverine), Elias Koteas (Shutter Island, Crash), Romola Garai (One Day, Atonement), Olivia Williams (An Education, The Sixth Sense), and Tom Cullen (Downtown Abbey) from Focus Features International. Produced by Michael Kuhn and Andrea Cornwell, The Last Days On Mars is the feature film debut of Ruairi Robinson, an Academy Award-nominated director of several celebrated sci-fi short films and animations. Focus Features International handled worldwide sales on the film, which bowed in this year’s Director’s Fortnight selection at the Cannes International Film Festival, where Kenneth Turan of The Los Angeles Times called it “undeniably gripping.

The synopsis:

On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base
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