HomeFilmMarkets & Festivals CNN, Magnolia partner to net ‘Blackfish’ Variety Staff Follow Us on Twitter @Variety Share This Article LinkedIn Email Print Talk January 22, 2013 | 12:24PM PT Summer theatrical release planned, followed by broadcast CNN Films and Magnolia Pictures have partnered to acquire domestic rights to killer-whales-in-captivity docu “Blackfish,” which premiered at Sundance. Magnolia plans a summer theatrical release followed by a domestic broadcast premiere on CNN later in 2013. Filed Under: BlackfishBrian McElhaneyBriTANicKMagnoliaMagnolia PicturesMohamed HefzyNetNick KocherSpoken ReasonsSundance Film FestivalVincenzo Cerami Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY. Post A Comment 0 TV ‘Roseanne’ Revival in the Works With Barr, Goodman and Gilbert Film Review: Tom Hanks in ‘The Circle’ TV ESPN Layoffs: A List of Which Employees Have Been Fired Music Beyonce and Jay-Z Make $120 Million Offer for L.A. Mansion (Photos) ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: Does Hulu Finally Have a Serious Emmy Contender? Laura Dern in the Mix for Film Academy President (EXCLUSIVE) How Jonathan Demme’s ‘Silence of the Lambs’ Broke Countless Oscar Conventions Emmys: Allison Janney Goes Lead for ‘Mom’ as Campaigns Jockey for Position Variety Jobs Creative Development Coordinator Triptyk Studios, New York, New York Account/Project Coordinator (Ad Agency) Petrol Advertising, Burbank, California Media Specialist Bridgewater Associates, Westport, Connecticut Executive Director, Aspen Film Company Confidential, Aspen, Colorado Associate Director, YouTuber & Gamer Partnerships Save the Children, Fairfield, Connecticut See More Jobs Marketplace Leave a Reply No Comments Cancel reply Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications. Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.