Screen Media has recently made a significant announcement regarding its latest acquisition. The company has acquired all North American rights to the mystery comedy film titled “Helen’s Dead.” This highly anticipated movie stars talented actors such as Dylan Gelula, Emile Hirsch, Tyrese Gibson, Annabelle Dexter-Jones, and Oliver Cooper. The film is set to be released in theaters across at least the top 10 markets and will open on November 3, simultaneously in all locations.
The Premise of the Film
Directed by K. Asher Levin, “Helen’s Dead” follows the gripping story of Addie, portrayed by Dylan Gelula. Addie has recently experienced a heartbreaking breakup with her boyfriend. In an attempt to find solace and confront her best friend regarding cheating allegations, she unknowingly stumbles upon a murder scene. The film takes viewers on a wild and unexpected journey as Addie navigates this dangerous situation.
The script for “Helen’s Dead” was written by Amy Brown Carver, in collaboration with director K. Asher Levin. Levin himself expressed his enthusiasm for the project, stating, “I have always dreamt of making my very own freewheelin’, one crazy night movie.” With such a talented cast and the support of Screen Media, Levin is excited to bring his vision to life.
The film is produced by a team consisting of K. Asher Levin, Daniel Cummings, Robert Dean, Roy Scott MacFarland, and Todd Lundbohm. The collaboration of these individuals will undoubtedly contribute to the overall success of the project, ensuring an exceptional end result.
Financing and Executive Producers
Providing financing for “Helen’s Dead” is 828 Productions, a significant contributor to the production of the film. The movie has been executive produced by notable figures such as Joe Heath, Brian Dahlin, Matthew Helderman, Grady Craig, Luke Taylor, Jarnell Stokes, Amy Brown Carver, Ford Corbett, Brian Katz, Thomas Zambeck, Tannaz Ansani, and Greg Schenz. The involvement of these esteemed executives adds a level of expertise and industry knowledge to the film.
In addition to securing the rights to “Helen’s Dead,” Screen Media has received attention for its recent acquisitions of other exciting projects. The company acquired Tom DeLonge’s paranormal directorial debut, “Monsters of California,” as well as the thrilling “Saint Clare,” starring Bella Thorne, Ryan Phillippe, and Rebecca DeMornay. These acquisitions demonstrate Screen Media’s commitment to bringing unique and captivating stories to audiences.
The negotiation for the acquisition of “Helen’s Dead” was handled by Roy Scott MacFarland on behalf of Tetrad Studios and Stoked Film Group. Madison Karsenty and Lisa Califf provided legal services for the deal through Donaldson, Califf & Perez. Their expertise ensured a smooth and successful agreement, solidifying the partnership between Screen Media and the film’s production team.
The anticipation surrounding the release of “Helen’s Dead” is palpable. With its outstanding cast, intriguing storyline, and the support of Screen Media, this mystery comedy is poised to captivate audiences. Prepare for a night of excitement, laughter, and unexpected twists as “Helen’s Dead” hits theaters this November.