William has a career of making deceased bodies disappear. It's a macabre job, but with violence all around him, someone has to do it. One day, William finds that one of the bodies in his possession isn't quite deceased, and that's only the beginning of his problems in the trailer for I'll Take Your Dead, the latest movie from Chad Archibald (Bite) that's coming to theaters and VOD on May 3rd from Shout! Studios.

Press Release: William has a simple job: he makes dead bodies disappear. But he faces a difficult decision when one of the "corpses" dropped off by local gangsters turns out to still be alive in the genre-bending thriller I’ll Take Your Dead.

Directed by Chad Archibald, I’ll Take Your Dead has been a celebrated fixture on the festival circuit following its premiere at the 2018 Calgary International Film Festival. A macabre psychological thriller grounded by its humanity, I’ll Take Your Dead stars Aidan Devine (A History of Violence, Suicide Squad), Ava Preston (DC’s Shazam!, The Kennedys), Jess Salgueiro (Workin’ Moms, Mary Kills People), Ari Millen (Orphan Black, Rupture), Brandon McKnight (The Shape of Water, Nose to Tail), Michael Reventar (Peppermint, The Strain), Adam Christie (Let It Out, Antisocial), Raffaele Brereton (Downsizing, Country Crush), Tavaree Daniel-Simms (Coroner) and Moe Jeudy-Lamour (Deathwish).

I’ll Take Your Dead is a Black Fawn Films production in association with Breakthrough Entertainment, with executive producers Nat Abraham, Ira Levy, Michael McGuigan, and Peter Williamson, and is produced by Cody Calahan, Chad Archibald, and Christopher Giroux.

Synopsis: William 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 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 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. 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 plan to go finish what they started.

Directed by: Chad Archibald
Written by: Jayme Laforest
Story by: Chad Archibald
Producers: Cody Calahan, Chad Archibald, and Christopher Giroux
Production companies: Black Fawn Films, Breakthrough Entertainment
Cast: Aidan Devine, Ava Preston, Jess Salgueiro, Ari Millen, Brandon McKnight, Michael Reventar, Adam Christie, Raffaele Brereton, Tavaree Daniel-Simms, Moe Jeudy-Lamour

Canada, 2018
Distributed by Shout! Studios

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