SXSW: Magnet drawn to Milo
The distributor picked up North American rights to Jacob Vaughan’s comedy-horror following the premiere in Austin last weekend.
Magnet Releasing svp of acquisitions Dori Begley and director of acquisitions Peter van Steemburg closed the deal on Friday night  with ICM Partners on behalf of the film-makers.
Milo centres on a highly stressed man who attempts to placate a murderous demon that he discovers is living inside his intestines. Ken Marino, Gillian Jacobs and Peter Stormare star.
Adele Romanski produced with New Artists Alliance’s Gabriel Cowan and John Suits. Mark and Jay Duplass, John Norris, Kerry Johnson, Dallas Sonnier, Jack Heller and Floren Shieh Productions’ Clay Floren and Aimee Shieh served as executive producers.