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Watch Zombies Attack in Exclusive Clip from Night Of The Living Deb

5 September 2016 10:28 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

"Well, I've never seen one before, but it seems sort of like a zombie apocalypse." Deb (Maria Thayer) and Ryan (Michael Cassidy) coincidentally reunite the morning after a one-night stand upon realizing that zombies roam the streets of their town in our exclusive clip from Night of the Living Deb, coming out on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital on September 6th from Mpi.

Press Release: A sweet but insecure girl tries to make the most of her biggest romantic opportunity - if only she can fight off the undead closing in on her! ... in the delirious Night Of The Living Deb. Directed by Kyle Rankin, winner of HBO's Project Greenlight (Season 2), the "disarmingly sweet horror comedy"(Starburst) will charm its way onto Blu-ray, DVD and digital platforms from Mpi Home Video on September 6, 2016.

After a girls' night out, endearingly awkward Deb wakes up in the apartment of the most attractive guy in Portland, »

- Derek Anderson

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Night Of The Living Deb Trailer, Poster & Blu-ray / DVD / Digital Release Details

9 August 2016 2:28 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

A (potential) one-night stand turns into a long-term fight for survival in Night of the Living Deb. Following its world premiere last year at FrightFest, the horror comedy will come out on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital this September from Mpi/Dark Sky Films, and a new trailer and poster tease the movie’s living dead laughs:

Press Release: A sweet but insecure girl tries to make the most of her biggest romantic opportunity – if only she can fight off the undead closing in on her! … in the delirious Night Of The Living Deb. Directed by Kyle Rankin, winner of HBO’s Project Greenlight (Season 2), the “disarmingly sweet horror comedy”(Starburst) will charm its way onto Blu-ray, DVD and digital platforms from Mpi Home Video on September 6, 2016.

After a girls’ night out, endearingly awkward Deb wakes up in the apartment of the most attractive guy in Portland, Maine. She’s thrilled, »

- Derek Anderson

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DVD Review – Night of the Living Deb (2015)

2 May 2016 7:05 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Night of the Living Deb, 2015.

Directed by Kyle Rankin.

Starring Maria Thayer, Michael Cassidy, Ray Wise, Chris Marquette, Syd Wilder, Julie Brister and Brian Sacca.

Synopsis:

After an awkward one-night stand, Deb and Ryan wake up to find their town has become populated with flesh-eating zombies.

Deb (Maria Thayer) is a quirky and charming young woman who, after a drunken night of fourth of July celebrations, ends up in the bed of handsome stranger Ryan (Michael Cassidy). Feeling awkward and slightly embarrassed the pair say their goodbyes the following morning but are reunited sooner than they think when it becomes apparent that the world they’ve woken up to isn’t quite the same as it was when they went to sleep, as everybody now seems to be munching on the guts of the corpses covering the streets.

Hoping to escape the town the pair make their way back to »

- Amie Cranswick

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Dark Sky Sets Stateside Date for Night of the Living Deb

17 February 2016 12:53 PM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Directed by Kyle Rankin, the horror-comedy Night of the Living Deb (review) hit the festival circuit last year, and it’s being described as America’s answer to British hit Shaun of the Dead. Some pretty damn big shoes to fill, to… Continue Reading →

The post Dark Sky Sets Stateside Date for Night of the Living Deb appeared first on Dread Central. »

- John Squires

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Night Of The Living Deb Acquired by Mpi/Dark Sky Films

16 February 2016 4:16 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

A one-night stand turns into a long-term fight for survival in Night of the Living Deb. With the European Film Market underway, Mpi/Dark Sky Films has acquired North American distribution rights to the horror comedy from Jinga Films.

Dark Sky Films plans to release Night of the Living Deb in the United States and Canada this September. The latest film from director Kyle Rankin made its world premiere at last year's FrightFest and will receive a UK release from Icon Films, the distributor behind Rankin's directorial debut, Infestation (2010).

With the upcoming North American release of Night of the Living Deb, Mpi/Dark Sky Films will continue their history of working with Jinga Films, having previously distributed Gnaw, Para Elisa, and The House at the End of Time.

Night Of The Living Deb is America’s answer to Shaun Of The Dead,” said Jinga’s Julian Richards “and with recent »

- Derek Anderson

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Michael Peña Heads Action-Thriller The Worker

2 February 2016 11:58 AM, PST | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Michael Peña (The Martian, Ant-man, Fury) has signed on as the starring lead in the action-thriller The Worker for Jeremy Renner and Don Handfield’s production outfit, The Combine, and Content Media.  Dan Bradley (Red Dawn) is directing the film from a screenplay by Kyle Rankin.

 

Producers are The Combine’s Academy Award® nominee Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker, The Avengers, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol and Rogue Nation) and Don Handfield  (The Founder, Knightfall, Kill The Messenger) and Content Media’s Tom Butterfield. Peña will executive produce through his Strata Films banner, with Philip G. Flores.

 

Content Media will handle international sales for The Worker and introduce the project to distributors for the first time at the European Film Market (Efm) in Berlin next month. CAA will represent the film’s N. American distribution rights.

 

The Worker is Taken meets Bourne – equipped with spectacular gun fights, car chases and lethal hand-to-hand combat, »

- Joseph Medina

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Content boards 'The Worker' sales for Efm

1 February 2016 12:48 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Jamie Carmichael and his team head to Berlin with international rights to the Michael Peña action thriller that is being produced with Jeremy Renner and Don Handfield’s The Combine.

Content will kick off pre-sales at the Efm on the project, which CAA represents in North America.

Dan Bradley will direct The Worker from a screenplay by Kyle Rankin about a former member of Mexico’s elite Special Forces whose wife and son are kidnapped by a cartel.

Renner and Handfield produce alongside Content Media’s Tom Butterfield. Peña will handle executive producer dutiesthrough his Strata Films label with Philip G. Flores.

Principal photography is scheduled to begin later this year.

Content’s international sales slate includes the Manolo Blahnik documentary Manolo; Maria Callas biopic Callas starring Noomi Rapace with Niki Caro directing; sci-fi Higher Power, which Lorenzo di Bonaventura produces; and Joel David Moore’s dramedy Youth In Oregon starring Christina Applegate, Josh Lucas, [link »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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