Starring David Tennant (Doctor Who) and Robert Sheehan (Geostorm) is set for a nationwide release on May 4. Global Pictures Media will act as the exclusive media agency of record and assist in financing the release with Electric.
The logline: Bad Samaritan is a terrifying cautionary tale of two thieves uncovering more than what they bargained for when breaking into a house they thought would be an easy score. After making a shocking discovery, they must choose to run and hide, or face the killer whose dark secrets they have exposed.
“We couldn’t be more excited to be continuing our successful relationship with the Electric team on the release of Bad Samaritan,” said Global Pictures Media President Grant Cramer. “Dean Devlin has crafted an intense, white-knuckle style thriller and David Tennant’s performance as the villain is a creepy revelation to behold.”
“We’ve assembled a great team at Electric for our first wide theatrical release and Global Pictures Media continues to play a critical role in expanding Bad Samaritan’s reach out into the marketplace. Their support and expertise is invaluable and much appreciated,” said Electric Entertainment’s CFO, Jeff Gonzalez.
Electric Entertainment and Global Pictures Media previously partnered on the theatrical releases of Rob Reiner’s LBJ and The Book of Love with Jason Sudeikis, Jessica Biel and Maisie Williams.
Electric Entertainment produced and is distributing Bad Samaritan, which also stars Kerry Condon, Carlito Olivero, and Jacqueline Byers. The film, with screenplay by
Brandon Boyce, has been touring various conventions across the country before its wide national opening on May 4.
Devlin, Rachel Olschan-Wilson and Marc Roskin are producers.