neon acquisitions

Neon has had a banner year since picking up the U.S. distribution rights to Parasite, ushering the film to a history-making Best Picture win at the 2020 Oscars. Now the indie film distributor has won the domestic rights to the Nicolas Cage revenge thriller Pig and the Sundance favorite Possessor, directed by Brandon Cronenberg.

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baruchel

Out and about to promote She’s Out of My League, Jay Baruchel has been commenting on the various other projects he has coming down the pike. Jay and Seth vs. the Apocalypse is still in the works, it sounds, though there’s no new news; the hockey drama Goon, which Baruchel has co-written with Evan Goldberg might just start shooting this August in Montreal.

An entirely new prospect though, at least to me, is a horror screenplay called Pig that Baruchel is writing, doesn’t want a lead role in but is keen to direct.

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