Magnolia Acquires Serial Killer Thriller ‘Good Neighbours’

Magnolia Films has acquired all U.S. rights to Jacob Tierney’s thriller Good Neighbours from Myriad Pictures. The movie stars Jay Baruchel, Scott Speedman and Emily Hampshire in the tale of three residents of a small apartment building who are threatened by a serial killer. The film, which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, is playing the Whistler Film Festival in British Columbia, Canada, this weekend. It was produced by the director’s father, Kevin Tierney. No word on if the film will play theatrically, hit VOD pr go direct-to-disc. The pic takes place in 1995, the year of the second referendum on the separation of Quebec. In the dead of winter, a serial killer is on the loose in the small Montreal neighborhood of Notre Dame de Grace. The tenants of an old apartment house must figure out who they can trust and who they can’t.