Vision Films has acquired the thriller “Dead on Arrival” for worldwide distribution, Variety has learned exclusively.
Directed by Stephen C. Sepher, “Dead on Arrival” stars Billy Flynn, Christa B. Allen, D. B. Sweeney, Chris Mulkey, Lillo Brancato, Tyson Sullivan, Scottie Thompson, and Billy Slaughter. Flynn plays a sales rep who visits a small town in Louisiana to close the business deal of a lifetime, and finds himself in a dark world of corruption and murder when he is poisoned with no antidote to save his life.
“Dead on Arrival” is inspired by the noir thriller “D.O.A.,” starring Edmond O’Brien, and features a special guest appearance from his daughter, Maria O’Brien.
“Dead on Arrival” is a Kingfisher Media-Boatyard Productions feature, produced by Rory Fradella, Kim Barnard, and Stephen C. Sepher. Vision Films will release the movie as a limited theatrical day and date release with DVD and VOD in North America in early 2018.