Toronto: Magnet Attaches To Hockey Comedy 'Goon'
deadline.com The Cuban/Wagner Company’s Magnet Releasing, genre arm to Magnolia Pictures, announced today that they have taken US rights to Michael Dowse’s raucous hockey comedy GOON. Starring Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Liev Schreiber and Alison Pill, GOON was written by Baruchel with Superbad and Pineapple Express scribe Evan Goldberg. GOON is the story of Doug Glatt (Scott), a dumb but loveable bar bouncer plucked from obscurity to be the enforcer for a minor league hockey team.
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Doug Glatt, a slacker who discovers he has a talent for brawling is approached by a minor league hockey coach and invited to join the team as the "muscle." Despite the fact that Glatt can't skate his best friend, Pat, convinces him to give it a shot, and Glatt becomes a hero to the team and their fans, until the league's reigning goon becomes threatened by Glatt's success and decides to even the score.

"Goon" stars Alison Pill, Jay Baruchel, Liev Schreiber, and Seann William Scott.

Directed by Michael Dowse.
Written by Evan Goldberg and Jay Baruchel.
Produced by André Rouleau, David Gross, Don Carmody, Ian Dimerman, and Jesse Shapira.
Production company/distributor: Magnet Releasing.

Release Date: March 30, 2012

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