With shades of Stephen King’s Gerald’s Game, Till Death stars Megan Fox as Emma, a woman who finds herself handcuffed to her dead husband as part of a sickening revenge plot who must survive two hired killers on their way to finish the job. Screen Media Films have released the first trailer for the horror thriller, which looks surprisingly intense. Check it out above!
While speaking with Entertainment Weekly, Till Death director S.K. Dale said that while acting alongside a dead body is no easy feat, Megan Fox was easily up for the challenge. “[She] really embraced those sequences where she is alone and where she’s acting alongside this corpse, and trying to find some comical moments or dark moments or sad moments,” Dale said. “The simplest things, there’s so much more effort [required] from her. Even if it’s her moving three meters, she now has to drag this body. Definitely, with scheduling, we had to try to separate these heavier, physical sequences.” Dale added that they spent a good deal of money constructing a realistic corpse dummy, but at the end of the day, it just didn’t feel real and stuntman Boyan Anev wound up playing the role for a lot of the film. “The pain he had to go through on this film!” Dale said. “My love for stuntmen and -women has grown on this film because the way they embrace every stunt, the way they push themselves, it’s an art form in itself.“
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The official synopsis for Till Death:
Emma (Megan Fox) is stuck in a stale marriage to Mark and is surprised when he whisks her away to their secluded lake house for a romantic evening on their 10th anniversary. But everything soon changes, and Emma finds herself trapped and isolated in the dead of winter, the target of a plan that gets more sinister at every turn.
Till Death will be released in theaters and On Demand on July 2, 2021.