Black Fawn Distribution is pleased to announce that the company has acquired full Canadian home video and digital rights for the hit thriller I’ll Take Your Dead. The film will be released as a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 while also hitting digital platforms the same day. Produced by Black Fawn Films and Breakthrough Entertainment Inc., the film was directed by Chad Archibald (Bite, The Heretics, Neverlost) and recently completed a four-week theatrical engagement across Canada. I’ll Take Your Dead is also scheduled to screen at this weekend’s Fright Fest in London, England.
“We are beyond excited to acquire the rights to I’ll Take Your Dead,” states Black Fawn Distribution’s Operations Manager Chris Benn. “This film has some absolutely fantastic performances in it, and we’re pleased to be able to provide such a high-quality release for this film in Canada. I’ll Take Your Dead will be an excellent addition to the Black Fawn Distribution catalog and to film collections everywhere.”
The Blu-ray/DVD release will feature an HD transfer of the film and 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio. Special Features will include a behind the scenes making of featurette, interviews with the cast and crew, 6 deleted scenes, script to screen comparisons of the film’s script and final cut and trailers. The film can be pre-ordered on-line at the following link: www.blackfawndistribution.com/store
The cast and crew of the film will also be making a very special appearance at this weekend’s Fan Expo event taking place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Actors Aidan Devine and Ari Millen and actresses Ava Preston and Jess Salgueiro will be joining director Chad Archibald for an exclusive meet and greet taking place at the Black Fawn Distribution booth throughout the weekend starting on Friday, August 23, 2019.
I’ll Take Your Dead stars Aidan Devine (A History of Violence, Suicide Squad), Ava Preston (Critters Attack! The Odd Squad), Toronto International Film Festival’s 2018 Rising Star Jessica Salgueiro (TV’s The Boys, TV’s Letterkenny), and Canadian Screen Award Winner Ari Millen (TV’s Orphan Black, The Death and Life of John F. Donovan, Rupture). I’ll Take Your Dead is produced by Cody Calahan, Chad Archibald and Christopher Giroux. The film is executively produced by Nat Abraham, Ira Levy, Michael McGuigan and Peter Williamson at Breakthrough Entertainment.
William (Aidan Devine, Wolfcop) has a simple job: he makes dead bodies disappear. His country farm house has become a dumping ground for gang related casualties while his daughter Gloria (Ava Preston, Critters Attack!) is convinced that some of them haunt their home. After a woman’s body (Jess Salgueiro, Letterkenny, The Boys) is dropped off on their doorstep, William realizes that she’s not actually dead. As he tries to figure out what to do next, the woman’s assailants get word that she’s still alive and make a plan to finish what they started.
About Breakthrough Entertainment
Breakthrough Entertainment Inc. is an award-winning producer and distributor of premium content for worldwide audiences. The entertainment studio’s operations include the development and distribution of feature films, television and digital content; international co-productions and production services. Breakthrough’s digital media division ranks amongst the industry’s most respected producers of high quality interactive entertainment on mobile and online platforms. Established over 30 years ago, Breakthrough’s library now boasts over 40 feature films and 4000 television episodes which air on major networks and digital channels across the globe. The studio has been recognized with international awards including numerous Geminis, Canadian Screen Awards, and Canadian Comedy Awards.
About Black Fawn
Black Fawn Films is an award-winning Canadian film production house dedicated to bringing amazing Canadian talent together in order to create horror films for horror fans. With 15 features (The Heretics, Let Her Out, Bite & Antisocial) under their belt, Black Fawn has become a staple in the Canadian and international film industry. Black Fawn’s sales and acquisitions arm, Black Fawn Distribution is responsible for the physical release of multiple horror films within Canada on digital and physical media.