We have some exciting news for you! Black Fawn Films and Breakthrough Entertainment, the powerhouse team behind genre indie film such as The Heretics, Let Her Out, Bed of the Dead and Bite have started production on their newest project, I’ll Take Your Dead.
And by what we’ve read so far, it definitely seems like a winner and we can’t wait to see it!
According to the Press Release for I’ll Take Your Dead:
The film has begun principle photography in Orillia, Ontario and continues an eight-picture deal signed in 2014 between the two companies.
“We’ve been in development of I’ll Take Your Dead, for awhile. Usually we find ourselves in production most ofthe year, however recently we’ve taken time off to really focus on this film. It’s incredible to see it finally coming together. This is by far Black Fawn Films & Breakthrough Entertainment’s biggest collaboration yet, and we promise you haven’t seen anything like this” – Chad Archibald, Black Fawn Films.
This crime thriller threaded with paranormal elements is directed by Chad Archibald with a screenplay by Jayme Laforest. The cast includes Aidan Devine (Suicide Squad, WolfCop), Ava Preston (TV’s Odd Squad, Blood Honey), Jess Salguerio (TV’s Workin’ Mom & The Strain), Brandon McKnight (The Shape of Water), Michael Reventar (Kidnap Capital & TV’s Impulse) and Ari Millen (Rupture and TV’s Orphan Black). The film is produced by Cody Calahan, Chad Archibald, and Christopher Giroux, with cinematography by Jeff Maher and special effects by the award-winning Shaun Hunter of Hunter FX.
The press release also stated that the film will be made with support and partnership from William F. Whites, Panavision Canada, Redlab Digital and Urban Post. They have supported Black Fawn Films & Breakthrough Entertainment throughout the 8-picture deal thus far.
Synopsis/Plot Line for I’ll Take Your Dead:
The film follows William (Devine) who has a simple job, he makes dead bodies disappear. This isn’tsomething he likes to or even wants to do but through circumstances out of his control, his little farm house in the country has become a dumping ground for the casualties of the gang related murders in the nearby city. His daughter Gloria (Preston) has become used to rough looking men dropping off corpses and is even convinced that some of them are haunting their house. After a woman’s body, is dumped at the house, William begins his meticulous process when he realizes, she’s not actually dead. As the gang activity increases, William patches the woman up and holds her against her will until he can figure out what to do with her. As they begin to develop a very unusual respect for each other, the woman’s murderers get word that she’s still alive and make a plan to go finish what they started.
Stay tuned more news and updates on this film as they come. We definitely are looking forward to seeing more.