Saban Films has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Millenium Films’ Day of the Dead remake, tentatively titled Day of the Dead: Bloodline, Bloody Disgusting learned just now. We’ve also confirmed a release is planned for this year. Saban has previously done DirecTV exclusive releases ahead of Digital HD and VOD, which could be on the table here. Watch this spot for official news as soon as it’s announced.
From The Corpse of Anna Fritz director Hèctor Hernández Vicens:
Day of the Dead follows a former medical student tormented by a dark figure from her past, who happens to be a half-human, half-zombie hell-bent on destroying her.
Starring Sophie Skelton, Marcus Vanco, Jeff Gum (Exeter, The Vault), Lorina Kamburova (Nightworld, Leatherface Death Race 4), Nick Loeb, Rachel O’Meara, Debbie Sherman, Luke Cousins, Nathan Cooper, and Cristina Serafini, Campbell Grobman Films produces, coming off of the upcoming Texas Chainsaw Massacre prequel, Leatherface, with Jeff Rice.