Lionsgate Tells Tale of ‘Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet’

Paying homage to classic slasher films of the past, Lionsgate debuts Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet on DVD, Digital Download and On Demand June 14.

Honored in the horror community as the 2009 Best Feature at the Shocker Fest International Film Festival, the film was also an Official Selection at several other events including the New York City Horror Film Festival, the Freakshow Horror Film Festival and more.

Horror fan favorites Danielle Harris (Halloween) and Bill Moseley (The Devil’s Rejects) star in this story based on a 1978 Long Island incident involving a young girl who murdered her family. Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet, includes a “making of” featurette, interviews with the director and cast as well as outtakes.

A local tradition of celebration turns deadly for a group of teenage friends. While celebrating the anniversary of the death of local student and axe murderer, Mary Hatchet, they find themselves face-to-face with their own mortal reality. Haunted, the friends run from the bloody rampage, but as the seemingly endless night wears on, they learn that they must expose the truth behind the urban legend of Bloody Mary.