The cop drama McCanick had its world premiere Monday at Toronto and the indie drama is the final film of Cory Monteith, the Glee star who died in July of a drug overdose. Well Go USA has picked up all U.S. rights (theatrical, non-theatrical, home video, television, digital/electronic) from Bleiberg Entertainment and the plan is to release the pic theatrically next year. Monteith plays Simon Weeks, a drug addicted criminal whose release from prison triggers paranoia and violence in narcotics detective Eugene “Mack” McCanick (David Morse), who has a secret from his past that only Weeks can expose. Ciaran Hinds, Mike Vogel, Rachel Nichols, Trevor Morgan, Aaron Yoo, and Tracie Thoms co-star in the pic directed by Josh C. Waller and written by Daniel Noah. (Check out the trailer here.) The producers were repped in the deal by Nate Bolotin of XYZ Films with company president Doris Pfardrescher repping Well Go USA.
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