MagnoliaPictures has acquired rights in North America, the UK, Australia and New Zealandto Billy Corben's Tribeca Film Festival premiere Cocaine Cowboys.

The picturedocuments the explosion of the drug trade in 1980s Miami and featuresinterviews with some of the era's leading law enforcement officers,traffickers, suppliers, dealers and killers.

Jan Hammer, whowrote the score to the television series Miami Vice, composed the score. Magnolia plans anautumn release in North America.

Magnolia's headof acquisitions Tom Quinn and head of business and legal affairs Jason Janegonegotiated the deal with Andrew Hurwitz and Dan O'Meara of Epstein, Levinsohn,Bodine, Hurwitz &Weinstein.