Strand Releasing buy adds up

Distrib nabs Argentine laffer "2+2"

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 will release “2 + 2” in April, said Guido Rud at FilmSharks Intl., which handles “2 + 2” sales rights.

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.

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