Magnet Releasing has acquired the U.S. rights to Brad Anderson’s [The Machinist]
Vanishing on 7th Street. The movie premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it screened as part of the Midnight Madness section.
Starring Hayden Christensen, John Leguizamo and Thandie Newton, the story follows a group of survivors who find themselves alone in Detroit, its population disappearing into thin air, and they find they must survive a creepy, almost-living darkness. Magnet, which is the genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, will release the film theatrically in February 2011.