You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Magnet attracts ‘Troll’

Norwegian pic steered to 2011 release

Magnet Releasing has snagged world rights, excluding Europe, to Norwegian pic “The Troll Hunter,” aiming for a 2011 theatrical release.

Writer-director Andre Ovredal’s film follows a group of film students who try to capture a real-life troll, after discovering the existence of the monsters has long been covered up by the government. John M. Jacobsen and Sveinung Golimo produce.

Distrib pact was negotiated by Magnet’s Tom Quinn with Jacobsen.

Magnet, the genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, put “Troll” on a release slate that includes “Monsters,” “13 Assassins” and “I Saw the Devil.”

More Film

  • Justice League

    Box Office: 'Justice League' Stalls with $94 Million Opening Weekend

    Magnet Releasing has snagged world rights, excluding Europe, to Norwegian pic “The Troll Hunter,” aiming for a 2011 theatrical release. Writer-director Andre Ovredal’s film follows a group of film students who try to capture a real-life troll, after discovering the existence of the monsters has long been covered up by the government. John M. Jacobsen […]

  • 12th and Clairmount Movie Review

    Film Review: '12th and Clairmount'

    Magnet Releasing has snagged world rights, excluding Europe, to Norwegian pic “The Troll Hunter,” aiming for a 2011 theatrical release. Writer-director Andre Ovredal’s film follows a group of film students who try to capture a real-life troll, after discovering the existence of the monsters has long been covered up by the government. John M. Jacobsen […]

  • Sam Rockwell

    Film News Roundup: Palm Springs Festival Honors Sam Rockwell for 'Three Billboards'

    Magnet Releasing has snagged world rights, excluding Europe, to Norwegian pic “The Troll Hunter,” aiming for a 2011 theatrical release. Writer-director Andre Ovredal’s film follows a group of film students who try to capture a real-life troll, after discovering the existence of the monsters has long been covered up by the government. John M. Jacobsen […]

  • Project Runway

    Weinstein Co. Feeling Pressure to Find a Buyer (EXCLUSIVE)

    Magnet Releasing has snagged world rights, excluding Europe, to Norwegian pic “The Troll Hunter,” aiming for a 2011 theatrical release. Writer-director Andre Ovredal’s film follows a group of film students who try to capture a real-life troll, after discovering the existence of the monsters has long been covered up by the government. John M. Jacobsen […]

  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day review

    'Terminator' Writing Team Adds Billy Ray to Put Final Polish on Script

    Magnet Releasing has snagged world rights, excluding Europe, to Norwegian pic “The Troll Hunter,” aiming for a 2011 theatrical release. Writer-director Andre Ovredal’s film follows a group of film students who try to capture a real-life troll, after discovering the existence of the monsters has long been covered up by the government. John M. Jacobsen […]

  • Josh Hartnett, Margarita Levieva Starring in

    Josh Hartnett, Margarita Levieva Starring in Thriller 'Inherit the Viper'

    Magnet Releasing has snagged world rights, excluding Europe, to Norwegian pic “The Troll Hunter,” aiming for a 2011 theatrical release. Writer-director Andre Ovredal’s film follows a group of film students who try to capture a real-life troll, after discovering the existence of the monsters has long been covered up by the government. John M. Jacobsen […]

  • Mahershala Ali Burn

    Mahershala Ali to Star in, Executive Produce Crime Thriller 'Burn'

    Magnet Releasing has snagged world rights, excluding Europe, to Norwegian pic “The Troll Hunter,” aiming for a 2011 theatrical release. Writer-director Andre Ovredal’s film follows a group of film students who try to capture a real-life troll, after discovering the existence of the monsters has long been covered up by the government. John M. Jacobsen […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content