3Brane Entertainment has announced that the slasher film Blackburn will be released on DVD in both the U.S. and The U.K. on September 5th, 2016 from Matchbox Films.
Directed by Lauro Chartand and penned by Natasha Baron, Blackburn follows five friends trapped in an Alaskan ghost town. When they seek shelter in an abandoned asylum they discover that they are now in a battle against its residents to survive.
The Soska sisters, Jen and Sylvia (American Mary, See No Evil 2), star along side Lochlyn Munro (Poker Night), Sarah Lind (Wolf Cop), Emilie Ullerup ( A Little Bit Zombie), and Calum Worthy (Aquarius).
From the Press Release:
Vancouver, B.C., August 4th, 2016: 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. A forest fire and rockslide have forced more of these dangerous characters into the nearby town. And, five friends must find shelter, before they become targets of these monsters. Can they just survive the night?
In the UK, the film has been rated 15+. Also, the new poster hosts a unique tagline: “some ghost stories are real.” But, these ghosts are worse than anything supernatural. These terrors will be set upon the masses on September 5th, on DVD. This dark, horror story is not to be missed!
The official Synopsis:
A forest fire and rock-slide trap five bickering college friends in a small Alaskan ghost town with a horrifying history. When they seek refuge inside the torched ruins of Blackburn Asylum, they must fight to survive as the angry inhabitants slaughter the friends one-by-one.