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Magnolia Pictures Acquires Irish Horror ‘Shrooms’

Bloody-Disgusting learned at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival that Magnolia Pictures has officially acquired Paddy Breathnach’s Shrooms (trailer) for release sometime in 2008. I’m sure this will be released under their new arm, Magnet Releasing, which was just announce yesterday. A group of American teens comes Ireland to visit an Irish school friend who takes them on a camping trip in search of the local, fabled magic mushrooms. When the hallucinations start taking hold, the panicked friends are attacked by ghostly creatures; never able to determine if they are experiencing gruesome reality or startling delirium. When one teenager unknowingly eats the dangerous Death’s Head mushroom, the group’s nightmare takes a deeply sinister turn…