Strand Releasing has acquired U.S and Canadian theatrical rights to Diego Kaplan’s swinging comedy “2 +2,” produced by the Disney co-owned Patagonik in Argentina and the biggest hit in 2012 for the Mouse House’s local distribution arm.
Strand’s Jon Gerrans and Rud closed the deal.
HBO has also snapped up both U.S. pay TV and subscription VOD rights, aiming for a December release.
Pic has also begun international sales with Wiesner Distribution taking Puerto Rico and Amazonia nabbing Venezuela.
The U.S. deals marks further success for Kaplan’s partner-swapping comedy, set in Argentina’s middle-class and starring and co-produced by Adrian Suar, Argentina’s biggest marquee draw for middle-brow, accessible comedies.
Pic grossed a standout $5.9 million in Argentina, making it the highest-grossing Argentine movie of 2012.