Well, this is great news for horror fans. Black Fawn Films and Breakthrough Entertainment, the great team that has given us such films as Bite, Let Her Out and The Heretics, are currently shooting their newest effort, I’ll Take Your Dead. With such a successful collection of films already cementing this wonderful collaboration, this looks to be another great horror film to watch out for.
“We’ve been in development of I’ll Take Your Dead, for a while. Usually we find ourselves in production most of the 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.
I’ll Take Your Dead is directed by Chad Archibald, with the screenplay by Jamie LaForest, The movie follows William (Aidan Devine) who has a simple job, he makes dead bodies disappear. This isn’t something he likes to or even wants to do but through circumstances out of his control, his little farmhouse in the country has become a dumping ground for the casualties of the gang-related murders in the nearby city. His daughter Gloria (Ava 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.
I’ll Take Your Dead stars; 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. I’ll Take Your Dead will be made with support and partnership from William F. Whites, Panavsion Canada, Redlab Digital and Urban Post, who have supported Black Fawn Films & Breakthrough Entertainment throughout the 8-picture deal thus far.