What a difference a new partner makes as Genius Products gets involved with another company for a distribution pact.

In a story from Variety, the company, which is majority owned by The Weinstein Co., recently signed a home video deal "with Seven Arts Pictures for up to six films a year."

Two of the films in the new agreement are Deal starring Burt Reynolds as a gambler and Nine Miles Down.

Genius recently signed deals with such companies as Tartan Video and Peace Arch Entertainment among others.