You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Toronto: Ti West’s ‘The Sacrament’ Gets U.S. Distribution

Horror-thriller premiered at Venice Film Festival

In its second deal at the Toronto film Festival this year, Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Ti West’s horror-thriller  “The Sacrament.”

The film, which had its world premiere in Venice,  follows two journalists shooting a doc about man’s attempt to locate his missing sister. They find her in a rural cult preparing for a mass suicide.

SEE ALSO: Venice Film Review: “The Sacrament”

It’s the sixth feature for West, who gained notice among genre fans with “The House of the Devil,” “Trigger Man” and “The Innkeepers.”

Producers are Eli Roth, Jacob Jaffke, Peter Phok, Christopher Woodrow and Molly Conners. Woodrow’s Worldview Entertainment financed.

Joe Swanberg, AJ Bowen, Kentucker Audley, Amy Seimetz and Gene Jones star. IM Global is selling international while CAA and UTA partnered on the domestic sale.

On Sept. 6, Magnolia acquired the U.S. rights to Ryan Kwanten’s romantic comedy “The Right Kind of Wrong,” six days prior to its Toronto screening.

Deadline Hollywood first broke the news about “The Sacrament.”

More Film

  • Anything

    Film Review: 'Anything'

    In its second deal at the Toronto film Festival this year, Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Ti West’s horror-thriller  “The Sacrament.” The film, which had its world premiere in Venice,  follows two journalists shooting a doc about man’s attempt to locate his missing sister. They find her in a rural cult preparing for […]

  • Empty movie theater

    First U.S. Samsung LED Cinema Screen Debuts at Pacific Theaters Winnetka in Chatsworth

    In its second deal at the Toronto film Festival this year, Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Ti West’s horror-thriller  “The Sacrament.” The film, which had its world premiere in Venice,  follows two journalists shooting a doc about man’s attempt to locate his missing sister. They find her in a rural cult preparing for […]

  • Stephen King The Tommyknockers

    Universal Wins Rights for Stephen King's 'Tommyknockers' Movie

    In its second deal at the Toronto film Festival this year, Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Ti West’s horror-thriller  “The Sacrament.” The film, which had its world premiere in Venice,  follows two journalists shooting a doc about man’s attempt to locate his missing sister. They find her in a rural cult preparing for […]

  • WGA Writers Contract Talks

    Writers Guild Seeks to Reshape Talent Agency Business in Proposed Deal

    In its second deal at the Toronto film Festival this year, Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Ti West’s horror-thriller  “The Sacrament.” The film, which had its world premiere in Venice,  follows two journalists shooting a doc about man’s attempt to locate his missing sister. They find her in a rural cult preparing for […]

  • UTA

    UTA Promotes Eight Coordinators to Agent

    In its second deal at the Toronto film Festival this year, Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Ti West’s horror-thriller  “The Sacrament.” The film, which had its world premiere in Venice,  follows two journalists shooting a doc about man’s attempt to locate his missing sister. They find her in a rural cult preparing for […]

  • Ballers Season 2 HBO

    Film News Roundup: California Production Tax Credit Extension Moving Forward

    In its second deal at the Toronto film Festival this year, Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Ti West’s horror-thriller  “The Sacrament.” The film, which had its world premiere in Venice,  follows two journalists shooting a doc about man’s attempt to locate his missing sister. They find her in a rural cult preparing for […]

  • Brandon Gregory

    Brandon Gregory Joins Third Coast Content

    In its second deal at the Toronto film Festival this year, Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Ti West’s horror-thriller  “The Sacrament.” The film, which had its world premiere in Venice,  follows two journalists shooting a doc about man’s attempt to locate his missing sister. They find her in a rural cult preparing for […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content