Attraction Distribution Acquires International Rights To Canadian Pic Considering Love and Other Magic
Attraction Distribution has struck a deal to take on the international sales rights to Considering Love and Other Magic, a new feature film starring actor Eric McCormack.
Known for his roles in Will and Grace and Perception, McCormack will play adventurer Jasper in this film that is set against a semi-surreal setting, and tells the story of two awkward teenagers who meet by chance, discover the meaning of love and learn to overcome life’s adversity.
Written, produced and directed by Dave Schultz of Interstate 80 Entertainment, out of Calgary, and Buffalo Gal Pictures, out of Winnipeg. Jeff Beesley, and Joanne Levy will produce, with Phyllis Laing serving as Executive Producer on the film.
The cast also includes Sheila McCarthy (Little Mosque, Emily of New Moon) as Veronica, newcomer Maddie Phillips has the leading role of Jessie, Ryan Grantham (Becoming Redwood, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus) as Tommy, and Rory J. Saper (Rufus, The Legend of Tarzan) as Steven.
The film is expected to be completed next spring for an international premiere in Cannes.
Attraction Distribution is a Montreal based international distributor that handles all rights of a diversified catalogue of films and series from its in-house producers as well as third parties. Attraction Distribution is well-known for its expertise in quality family films and children’s series. Attraction Distribution is part of the fast-growing Canadian media-house Attraction group.
Buffalo Gal Pictures is an award-winning, independent production company based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, that specializes in feature film and television production as well as 3D animation. Established in 1994, Buffalo Gal Pictures has developed and produced challenging and diverse projects by forging collaborative relationships with creative talent and building successful co-productions with both national and international partners.
Interstate 80 Entertainment Inc. is an Alberta based production company with more than 20-years of experience working in the Canadian television and motion picture industry. Projects include the feature films RUFUS, 45 RPM, CONSIDERING LOVE AND OTHER MAGIC, and the cult classic JET BOY. Interstate 80 Entertainment specializes in homegrown, Canadian conceived and created projects.