Magnolia snags ‘Still Here’

Casey Affleck-directed pic to be released Sept. 10

Magnolia Pictures has picked up world rights to “I’m Still Here,” Casey Affleck’s pic chronicling Joaquin Phoenix’s foray into hip-hop, with a release planned for Sept. 10.

Movie follows a year in Phoenix’s life after he publicly gave up acting and tried to establish himself as a musician. Distribution deal was negotiated by Tom Quinn, Dori Begley and Chris Matson of Magnolia, with WME’s Liesl Copland.

Pic joins a slate of upcoming Magnolia releases, including “The Extra Man,” “Night Catches Us” and “Smash his Camera.” Company also released “Two Lovers,” the most recent Phoenix film.

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