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The Assignment Trailer: Michelle Rodriguez Used to Be One Killer Dude

The Assignment Trailer: Michelle Rodriguez Used to Be One Killer Dude
Saban Films and Lionsgate have released the first trailer for The Assignment, which puts a unique twist on the assassin thriller genre. Sigourney Weaver and Michelle Rodriguez lead a diverse and impressive cast in this thriller, which also includes Tony Shalhoub, Anthony Lapaglia and Caitlin Gerard. If that wasn't enough, we also have the first poster for The Assignment, which you can check out below the trailer.

Legendary director Walter Hill (The Warriors) gives the revenge film a modern neo-noir twist with this electrifying thriller. Hitman Frank Kitchen (Michelle Rodriguez) is given a lethal assignment, but after being double-crossed, he discovers he's not the man he thought he was, he's been surgically altered and now has the body of a woman. Seeking vengeance, Frank heads for a showdown with the person (Sigourney Weaver) who transformed him, a brilliant surgeon with a chilling agenda of her own. The hitman, now a hitwoman,
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‘Killing Salazar’ Review

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Stars: Steven Seagal, Luke Goss, Georges St-Pierre, Darren E. Scott, Florin Piersic Jr., Martine Argent, Lauro Chartrand, Bruce Crawford, Adina Galupa, Claudiu Bleont | Written by Keoni Waxman, Richard Beattie | Directed by Keoni Waxman

It has been a long time since I’ve reviewed a direct-to-market Steven Seagal movie, in fact its been some time since I’ve so much as watched one for my own “pleasure”. I skipped over Sniper: Special Ops, Asian Connection, Code of Honour, and the most recent Dtv release End of a Gun, maily because after buying, watching, and often reviewing, every single film starring Seagal until the aforementioned I was suffering from Seagal burnout… A condition that often comes about in an audience when they realise that the once-agile former martial arts superstar has succumbed to appearing in extended cameos in the hopes that long-suffering fans – like myself – will buy the film on his name
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Horror Highlights: Blackburn, Starcade Reboot, Drifter, The Magicians, Barkerton, The Luring

Lauro Chartrand's Blackburn has been released on VOD in the Us courtesy of Tombstone Distribution. Also in today's Highlights: details on Shout! Factory's Starcade "Retro-boot," a new trailer and poster for Drifter, info on the interactive experience for The Magicians, Day Rusk's Barkerton novel, and The Luring Indiegogo details.

Blackburn VOD Release Details: Press Release: "Los Angeles, California - Director Lauro Chartrand and writer Nastasha Baron’s Blackburn has already released within the United Kingdom, this past September. The film also saw Canadian markets in December, via Raven Banner Entertainment. Now, the film is available in the United States, with Tombstone Distribution, a subdivision of Archstone. Blackburn has just released on various Video-on-demand platforms, this past January 9th.

This 3Brane Entertainment production involves a group of friends, in a remote Alaskan town. A forest fire and rockslide force the friends into an old asylum. Within, Jade (Sarah Lind), Shaun
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Blackburn is Opening the Asylum for Horror Fans in the United States

Blackburn, from director Lauro Chartrand and writer Nastasha Baron, is now available in the United States. Tombstone, a subdivision of Archstone Distribution, has released this asylum-set feature, on various Video-on-demand platforms. The film stars: Sarah Lind, Zack Peladeau, Emilie Ullerup, Calum Worthy, Alexander Calvert and many more. Already released in the United Kingdom and Canada, the film is now available on Amazon and many more platforms. A preview of the film's Us launch is hosted here. The story begins with a rockslide. Several friends are then trapped in the Blackburn Asylum, after the event. Inside, they find that some of the asylum's former residents are still roaming the closed rooms. Now, they must face the blackened remnants of the institution and the burned former patients. Blackburn is or is soon to be available on several VOD platforms. Outside of Amazon, the film will also be available on: iTunes, Google Play,
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The Blackburn Asylum is Set to Scorch Canadian Screens Through Video-on-demand

Director Lauro Chartrand and writer Nastasha Baron's Blackburn is hitting Canadian markets. Renamed The Blackburn Asylum, this title is already available on a couple of Video-on-demand platforms (Shaw-on-demand & iTunes). It is set to see even more on December 13th. The film, shot on Britannia Beach, British Columbia, is a multi-genred release. The story involves an old asylum and dangerous characters who still live there. The film centrally stars: Jen and Sylvia Soska, Lochlyn Munro (Poker Night), Emilie Ullerup (A Little Bit Zombie), Sarah Lind and Calum Worthy. A review of the film is available here, on 28Dla: A The Blackburn Asylum Review on 28Dla (as Blackburn). And, all of the Canadian release details are hosted here. From viewing and reviewing the film, The Blackburn Asylum utilizes natural and unnatural elements. A rock slide and a forest fire force several friends into an old mental health hospital. Once inside, the
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Blackburn Draws You Down into a Fiery Rabbit Hole: A Film Review

*full disclosure: a DVD screener of this film was provided by 3Brane Entertainment. This reviewer and writer Nastasha Baron have worked on publicity for this film. Director: Lauro Chartrand. Writer: Nastasha Baron. Cast: Lochlyn Munro, Calum Worthy, Alexander Calvert, Emilie Ullerup and Sarah Lind. Blackburn is an indie film from 3Brane Entertainment. Filmed near Vancouver, British Columbia, this title was shot by long-time stunt co-ordinator Lauro Chartrand. And, the film was written by 3Brane Entertainment studio head Nastasha Baron. Starring Lochlyn Munro (Poker Night), Calum Worthy, Sarah Lind and many more, this film is a restricted horror outing. The film hosts a bit of Adr (automated dialogue replacement), but it is hardly noticeable. The film's story, involving a group of escaped mental patients, is more significant, in that characters and subplots are well developed. The bloodshed and murder amplify the plot, but do not distract from the compelling story. Blackburn is an.
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UK DVD cover and release details for 'Blackburn' unveiled

By Seth Metoyer

Whenever I see the Soska Sisters names attached to any project, I take notice. Blackburn from 3Brane Entertainment is no exception.

The film will see a large territory release on September 5th through Matchbox Films. Check out the full details below.

From The Press Release:

3Brane Entertainment is pleased to announce that their horror film Blackburn will see more territories. Already slated for a North American release, this terrifying title will be distributed in the United Kingdom, on September 5th, 2016; Matchbox Films will handle the release. The film stars Lochlyn Munro (Poker Night), Jen and Sylvia Soska (American Mary), Sarah Lind (Wolf Cop), Emilie Ullerup (A Little Bit Zombie), and Calum Worthy. Developed from a script by Nastasha Baron, the film has been directed by Lauro Chartrand.

The UK poster and synopsis reveal more of the Blackburn Asylum. Long since closed, its former residents roam the local woods.
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Horror Highlights: Q&A with Hell Town Co-Director Steve Balderson, The Recall, Blackburn UK Release Details

This morning’s Horror Highlights takes our readers to Hell Town, as Daily Dead did a Q&A with Steve Balderson, the co-writer/co-director of the film. Also: production details and an official poster for The Recall and UK release details for Blackburn.

Daily Dead’s Q&A with co-writer/co-director of Hell Town, Steve Balderson: “Debbie Rochon (Model Hunger, Return to Nuke ‘Em High, The Theater Bizarre) headlines as the hostess of the three surviving episodes of “Hell Town”, following the melodramatic, small-town and potentially short-lived lives of Krysten Day, Amanda Deibert, Owen Lawless, Ben Windholz, Jennifer Grace, and Balderson muse Pleasant Gehman.

Hell Town follows the melodramatic antics of high school seniors clashing over love, sex, and betrayal. In the middle of all the everyday drama of one-sided infatuations, backstabbing bitchiness, bottled-up sexuality, sibling rivalry and general small-town angst, the Letter Jacket Killer is killing students in a variety of sadistic ways.
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Blackburn to Set United Kingdom DVD Store Shelves Alight this September 5th!

Tagline: "Some Ghost Stories are Real." Matchbox Films will release Lauro Chartrand's Blackburn. This indie horror title, filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, involves a rockslide, forest fire and the remnants of an old asylum. Written by Nastasha Baron, the film stars: Lochlyn Munro (Poker Night), Jen and Sylvia Soska (American Mary), Sarah Lind (Wolf Cop), Emilie Ullerup (A Little Bit Zombie), and Calum Worthy. Soon, the film will be available in the United Kingdom, on DVD. A preview of the film's international launch is hosted here. From the official synopsis, five friends head out to a local town. Tragedy has struck the area. And, several former mental hospital patients are roaming the local woods. A forest fire has forced them out of their lair. These friends never stood a chance. The United Kingdom movie poster shows one of the former asylum inmates. Burned and scared, this monster grabs another victim.
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A Fire Ignites on DVD with Blackburn this August 2nd, 2016

Blackburn, a film from 3Brane Entertainment, is set to debut on DVD. Tombstone Distribution will handle the launch and it will be available at the end of the Summer, in August. Directed by Lauro Chartrand and written by Nastasha Baron, the film stars: Lochlyn Munro (Poker Night), Jen and Sylvia Soska ("Hellevator"), Emilie Ullerup (A Little Bit Zombie), Sarah Lind (Wolf Cop) and Calum Worthy. Rated "R", the film's official DVD artwork is hosted here. The film's synopsis talks of a forest fire and rockslide. Now, five friends are trapped near the Blackburn Asylum, which has been closed for years. The asylum residents roam the woods, while a mine hosts other monstrosities. These friends will have no chance against these murderous freaks. The official DVD release date has been set for August 2nd, 2016. Release Date: August 2nd, 2016 (DVD). Director: Lauro Chartrand. Writer: Nastasha Baron. Cast: Lochlyn Munro, Jen and Sylvia Soska,
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Blackburn Lands U.S. Distro with Tombstone Distribution; New Trailer Released!

It’s been quite some time since we’ve gotten an update on Lauro Chartrand’s Blackburn, but now the news has come from production company 3B Entertainment that Archstone Distribution has acquired the rights for the action-packed horror movie under its genre… Continue Reading →

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New trailer for slasher film Blackburn

A new trailer has arrived online for director Lauro Chartrand’s upcoming slasher Blackburn; check it out below after the official synopsis…

Blackburn is set in a small Alaskan ghost-town with a horrifying history. A forest fire and rockslide have trapped five bickering college friends overnight. Seeking refuge inside the abandoned Blackburn Mine they must try to band together as they are mysteriously slaughtered one-by-one.

Blackburn features a cast that includes Ken Kirzinger, Brad Loree, Lochlyn Munro, Emilie Ullerup, Calum Worthy, Sarah Lind, Zack Peledeau and Alexander Calvert.
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Canadian Horror Flick Blackburn Lands Distro [Trailer]

Archstone Distribution has acquired the rights for the Canadian action-packed horror movie Blackburn under its genre arm, Tombstone Distribution. In celebration of the deal, the company also released the second trailer for the film.

Horror fans will spot some familiar faces in Blackburn, which stars Ken Kirzinger (Freddy vs. Jason), Brad Loree (Halloween: Resurrection). Also cast are horror genre veterans Lochlyn Munro (White Chicks) and Emilie Ullerup (A Little Bit Zombie), along side Disney’s Calum Worthy (“Austin and Ally”), Sarah Lind (Wolf Cop), Zack Peledeau and Alexander Calvert.

The film is directed by Lauro Chartrand (Born to Raise Hell), and written by Nastasha Baron (Kingdoms of Grace).

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Trailer for The Mercenary: Absolution starring Steven Seagal

Ahead of its UK release next month, a trailer has landed for Steven Seagal’s latest direct-to-video actioner The Mercenary: Absolution. Check it out after the official synopsis…

When a Special Forces operative is recruited to take out an Afghan drug dealer, he discovers that profits from the drug world are being split between powerful Afghan families and secret groups in the U.S. When he meets two victims of sex trafficking he is convinced that the drug lord is also involved in this illegal trade. In order to prove his theories he must immerse himself in this criminal underworld where death and danger lurk at every turn and he must fight to get out alive.

The Mercenary: Absolution reteams Seagal Keoni Waxman (Maximum Conviction, Force of Execution, A Good Man), and also stars Vinnie Jones, Byron Mann, Massimo Dobrovic, Lauro Chartrand, and Ron Balicki.

The Mercenary: Absolution is out
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Blackburn Brings Terror to a Small Alaskan Town: First Trailer

A chaotic trailer has been released for the horror title Blackburn. This title was shot in British Columbia and some of this province's forest can be seen in the clip. Blackburn is a 3Brane Entertainment production. And, the film stars Calum Worthy ("Austin & Ally"), Lochlyn Munro (Freddy vs. Jason), Sarah Lind (WolfCop) and Emily Ullerup (Sanctuary). The full trailer and early poster are hosted here. In the film, several friends find themselves terrorized by nature. A forest fire and rockslide leave the landscape in a treacherous state. Now, this group must find shelter in an abandoned Alaskan town. In the town's limits, even more dangers come out of the woodwork. The official trailer for Blackburn is action packed. The characters are chased, attacked and filleted in several different settings. As well, the film offers lots of terrifying monsters. Indie film fans will find something entertaining here. Director: Lauro Chartrand. Writer: Nastasha Baron.
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Surprising First Look at Blackburn

According to Blackburn's teaser trailer there's a surprise waiting for someone. For us the surprise was how good this latest indie slasher actually looks. We love us some deranged disfigured family films, I tell ya!

Lauro Chartrand directs. Calum Worthy, Emilie Ullerup, Sarah Lind, Zack Peladeau, Alexander Calvert, Brandi Alexander, Maja Aro, Lochlyn Munro, Brad Loree, and Ken Kirzinger star.


A forest fire and rockslide leave five bickering college friends trapped in a small Alaskan ghost town with a horrifying history. When they seek refuge inside an abandoned mine, they must band together to survive as the angry inhabitants slaughter the friends one-by-one.

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Deformed Killers Run Amok in the Blackburn Teaser

Calum Worthy, Loclyn Munro, Ken Kerzinger, Brad Loree and the Soska twins (Jen and Sylvia) are all featured in the upcoming Canadian horror production Blackburn. The first stills and teaser trailer hit the web this morning via Twitch. The site says Lauro Chartrand directs this film which concerns five college pals who are trapped in a ghost town surrounded by a forest fire, a rock slide and deformed killers. That's a helluva dangerous equation...I wonder how all of that went down?

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Exclusive: Your First Look At Canadian Horror Blackburn

Twitch has your first look at the Canadian horror flick Blackburn! We have the brand new teaser and a collection of stills from the production which just wrapped up in British Columbia and is heading into post.Directed by stunt veteran Lauro Chartrand (Born To Raise Hell) and written by Natasha Baron the flick follows five college friends who seek refuge in the ghost town of Blackburn, Alaska. Cut off by a forest fire and rock slide they hunker down in an abandoned mine. Yet all is not lost! The friends must band together against these angry and deformed inhabitants if they are to survive! Blackburn stars Calum Worthy (Disney's Austin & Ally), Lochlyn Munro (Freddy vs. Jason), Sarah Lind (WolfCop) and Emily Ullerup (Sanctuary). Also joining...

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Exclusive Interview with Ken Kirzinger for ‘Joy Ride 3’

Rusty Nail is back in “Joy Ride 3” And you see more of the serial killer in this movie.

Latino-Review had an exclusive phone interview with actor/stuntsman Ken Kirzinger, who played Rusty Nail in this next installment from the franchise.

In more of a horror version, Rusty Nail stalked a bunch of street racers on a lone stretch of highway. This movie is filled with tons of bloody and gory scenes.

We managed to discuss about him playing the character that many cult fans adore in the “Joy Ride” series. We also discussed about the action sequences performed in the film.

Joy Ride 3” is currently available on DVD, Blu-ray and digital download.

Read the full interview transcript below.

Latino-Review: How does it feel to part of this franchise for “Joy Ride?”

Ken Kirzinger: It’s a lot of fun. I had a good time working on the show.
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Toronto 2013 Deal Report Update: A24 grabs Jake Gyllenhaal's 'Enemy,' and more

As the Toronto Film Festival winds down this weekend, we’ve rounded up a list of the deals coming out of the annual fest. For a complete look at all the deals, combine this list with our first deal report of the week. Here’s what’s happened since:

A24 is close to gaining the U.S. distribution rights to Jake Gyllenhaal’s Enemy, which also stars Melanie Laurent and Sarah Gadon and tells the story of a history professor who sees his double in a film and decides to track him down. It’s based on an adaptation of
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